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TORRINGTON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Wyoming

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that ANDREW BRYAN CULLIGAN, age 35, of Torrington, Wyoming pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography during a change of plea hearing held on January 18, 2022, before Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal. Sentencing has been set for April 8, 2022.

Culligan was arrested on August 4, 2021, in Casper, Wyoming after being indicted by a federal grand jury. He faces up to 20 years of imprisonment, 5 years to life of supervised release, a $5,000 special assessment pursuant to the Victims of Sex Trafficking Act of 2015, up to $17,000 in special assessments, and mandatory restitution of not less than $3,000 per requesting victim pursuant to the Amy, Vicky and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018.

This crime was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Christyne M. Martens.

Case Number 0:21-cr-00078-NDF

Contact

Contact: Lori Hogan (Contractor)
United States Attorney Spokesman
Office: 307-772-2124
Email: usawy.pio@usdoj.gov
Twitter: @usaowy

Updated January 26, 2022

Component
Release Number: 21-005