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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Elma Man Arrested, Charged With Possession And Receipt Of Child Pornography

CONTACT:      Barbara Burns
PHONE:         (716) 843-5817
FAX:            (716) 551-3051 

BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Kevin D. Waczkowski, 31, of Elma, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession and receipt of child pornography. The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison, a maximum of 20 years and a fine of $250,000.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie Lamarque, who is handling the case, stated that according to the complaint, on April 15, 2016, following an online undercover investigation, a search warrant was executed at the residence of the defendant who is a maintenance technician with the Iroquois Central School District. Law enforcement officers seized a desktop computer and a laptop computer. An initial forensic analysis recovered images of child pornography.

The complaint is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Adam S. Cohen.  The task force includes the Buffalo Police Department, Cheektowaga Police Department, and Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated April 20, 2016