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Delevan man sentenced to more than 20 years on child pornography charge

STAFF REPORTS


BUFFALO -- U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that John P. Cutler, 35, of Delevan, who was convicted receipt of child pornography following a prior conviction, was sentenced to serve 262 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron J. Mango, who handled the case, stated that between July 2016 and September 26, 2016, the defendant searched for and downloaded images and videos of child pornography online. Cutler saved the child pornography on a laptop computer. A forensic examination of the computer revealed approximately 1875 images and 199 videos of child pornography. Some of the images and videos depicted prepubescent minors as well as depictions of violence against the minors.

The defendant was previously convicted in New York State Court of committing a Criminal Sexual Act in the Second Degree.

Today’s sentencing is the result of an investigation by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Gary Loeffert, Special Agent-in-Charge, and the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, under the direction of Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb.