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Hancock County, WV man sentenced for possession of child pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Ryan Bobby Schnettler, 25, of Weirton, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 87 months in prison for possession of child pornography, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Schnettler was discovered in possession of child pornography in October 2015 in Hancock County, West Virginia. He pled guilty in February 2015 to one count of “Possession of Child Pornography.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Vogrin prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Updated May 18, 2016