Penobscot Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography
Contact: Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373
Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Kevin
Lee Ross, 52, of Penobscot, Maine, was found guilty today after a one-day jury trial in U.S.
District Court of possessing child pornography.
Court proceedings revealed that in July 2011 a search warrant was executed at the
defendant’s residence in Penobscot. The defendant was the only person at the residence at that
time. Agents found a child pornography video playing on one of the defendant’s computers. A
forensic examination of computers seized from the residence revealed thousands of images and
hundreds of videos of child pornography.
Ross faces 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, or both. He agreed to forfeit the
computers. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by
the U.S Probation Office.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Maine
State Police Computer Crimes Unit.