Brookfield Man Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing Child Pornography
CONCORD, N.H. – Andrew McKenzie, 28, of Brookfield, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty today to one count of manufacturing child pornography, announced Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley.
According to documents on file and statements made during the change of plea hearing, in October 2016 the defendant began an instant messenger conversation through Kik with an undercover agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant agreed to send the undercover agent sexually explicit photographs of a minor child. The investigation determined that the images sent by the defendant were of a minor child known to the defendant.
The defendant has agreed to serve a sentence of 262 months in federal prison under the terms of a plea agreement with the United States to be followed by five years of supervised release. If the Court decides to reject the agreement, the defendant will have the right to withdraw his guilty plea. The sentencing hearing is scheduled for October 19, 2017.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rochester Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Helen White Fitzgibbon and Donald Feith.