Comments for: Fort Fairfield man sentenced to five years in federal prison for possessing child porn

Posted Jan. 04, 2013, at 5:46 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 05, 2013, at 1:19 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A Fort Fairfield man who was found to have hundreds of images of child pornography on his computer was sentenced Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court to five years in federal prison. Jake B. Rogeski, 25, who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in August, was …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock Jr. said that many young children taken into foster homes are sexually abused by their caretakers. At the sentencing hearing Friday, Woodcock referred to two boys who had been sexually assaulted, photographed and videotaped in a foster home. Those images were among the images that Rogeski downloaded, the judge said, and the foster parent is accused of assaulting and photographing approximately 12 children. The BDN regrets the error.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Woodcock said Rogeski will be sent to a federal prison where there is sex offender treatment. The judge recommended to the federal Bureau of Prisons that Rogeski be incarcerated in an institution that has sex offender treatment available, but judges cannot sentence someone to a particular prison.

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