Biddeford Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charge

Updated 1 year ago

A Biddeford man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of possession of child pornography. Paul R. Rouselle entered his plea on Tuesday. He faces up to 10 years in prison at sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 6. Federal prosecutors say Homeland Security investigators in February learned that child pornography was being made available for sharing on the Internet from an IP address in Biddeford. The Portland Press Herald, reports that law enforcement executed a search warrant at the 45-year-old Rouselle’s home in May and seized computers that had hundreds of videos of minors involved in sexually explicit conduct,. Rouselle was arrested in Guam several days later. Investigators say he had bought a one-way ticket from Portland to the Philippines.


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