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Webster Man Sentenced For Downloading Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of New York

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

ROCHESTER, N.Y.- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Preston Field, 24, of Webster, N.Y., who was convicted of possession of child pornography, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci to 48 months in prison, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John J. Field, who handled the case, stated that from November 2012 to March 2014, the defendant downloaded and stored more than 600 images of child pornography. Some of the images portrayed or depicted violence against children. The defendant also made his collection available for others to view and download.

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation by Special Agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge James C. Spero.

Updated February 26, 2016