☷Convicted Felon Arrested on Multiple Child Pornography Charges
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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Convicted Felon Arrested On Multiple Child Pornography Charges CONTACT: Barbara BurnsPHONE: ( 716 ) 843 - 5817FAX #: ( 716 ) 551 - 3051ROCHESTER , NY—U . S . Attorney Trini E . Ross announced today that Jason Koscielski , 33 , of Rochester , NY , was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with enticement of a minor , and possession and distribution of child pornography by an individual with a prior sex offense conviction . The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison and a maximum of 40 years . Assistant U . S . Attorney Meghan K . McGuire , who is handling the case , stated that according to the complaint , in December 2011 , Koscielski was convicted on federal charges of possession , receipt and distribution of child pornography and sentenced to serve 135 months in prison and 30 years of supervised release . In September 2020 , Koscielski was released from the Bureau of Prisons custody and began his term of supervised release . On September 15 , 2020 , during a meeting with a United States Probation Officer to review the terms of his supervision , Koscielski told the officer that he was in possession of an unmonitored cellular telephone . The officer confiscated the cell phone for review and installation of monitoring software . During a review of the cell phone , probation personnel observed images and videos that they believed could constitute child pornography . An FBI review of the images confirmed that the images and videos were child pornography . On September 16 , 2020 , Koscielski was charged with violating the conditions of his supervised release for possessing and downloading child pornography . On December 17 , 2020 , Kosclelski pleaded guilty to a violation of his supervised release and was sentenced to serve another 12 months in prison . On July 26 , 2021 , Koscielski was once again released from Bureau of Prisons custody and began his second term of supervised release . In August 2021 , Koscielski was placed at the Volunteers of America , Residential Reentry Center in Rochester , NY . However , in November 2021 , Koscielski was unsuccessfully discharged from the program , resulting in another charge of violating supervised release . Koscielski was arrested on November 9 , 2021 . On November 16 , 2021 , the Volunteers of America , Residential Reentry Center alerted probation that while bagging up Koscielski’s belongings in his bedroom at the center , another cell phone was located with his personal belongings . A review of the cell phone once again revealed suspected images of child pornography . The FBI examined the cell phone and observed numerous images of child pornography as well as several instant message conversations , during which he exchanged images of child pornography with two unidentified individuals and a 15 - yeal - old minor victim . The complaint is the result of an investigation by the U . S . Probation Department , under the director of Chief Probation Officer Timothy Englert and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Child Exploitation Task Force , under the direction of Special Agent - in - Charge Stephen Belongia . The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty . # # # #
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