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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 28, 2014

Caribou Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Transportation of Child Pornography

Contact: Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that
Christopher Hitchcock, 26, of Caribou, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by
Chief Judge John A. Woodcock., Jr. to 20 years in prison, to be followed by 20 years of
supervised release, for transportation of child pornography. Hitchcock pled guilty on November
13, 2013.

According to court documents, Hitchcock emailed images of child pornography to
several individuals from his parent’s residence in Fort Fairfield, Maine. In imposing the
sentence, Judge Woodcock noted Hitchcock’s lengthy criminal record, including convictions for
assault and domestic violence, and unrelated charges pending against him in state court in
Aroostook County for attempted gross sexual assault and visual sexual aggression against a
child.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Presque
Isle Police Department.

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Updated January 26, 2015