Westbrook Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography
Contact: Craig M. Wolff
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Joel
Dudley, 29, of Westbrook, was convicted on February 25 after a two-day jury trial in U.S.
District Court in Portland of possession of child pornography.
According to evidence introduced at trial, in August of 2012, law enforcement agents
executed a search warrant at Dudley’s apartment in Westbrook. Two DVDs found in the
apartment were later found to contain numerous child pornography videos.
Dudley will be sentenced after completion of a pre-sentence investigation report by the
U.S. Probation Office. He faces a maximum sentence of up to 10 years and a fine of up to
The investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s
Homeland Security Investigations and the Westbrook Police Department.