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Feb 18, 2016

Buffalo Man Charged With Multiple Child Pronography Charges

Robert Pritchett, 20, of Buffalo, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with Production, receipt and possession of child pornography and sex trafficking of minors.

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Feb 18, 2016

Former Hilton teacher sentenced on sex charge

Charles Kane, of Spencerport, who pleaded guilty to attempted online enticement of a minor in late October, will spend 10 years in prison followed by 20 years of supervised release after being sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

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Feb 18, 2016

Pravin Mehta, ‘Dr. Feel Good,’ gets prison for dealing opiate pills

Dr. Albert R. Cowie, 37, of Amherst, NY, pleaded guilty to obtaining controlled substances by fraud and health care fraud before U.S District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.

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Feb 18, 2016

Ex-CPS chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett pleads guilty

Ex-CPS chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett pleads guilty, tearfully apologizes to students. Chicago RCFL provided onsite support at SUPES Academy and other locations that were instrumental in obtaining evidence for this investigation, and examined evidence in the laboratory.

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Feb 18, 2016

"The Digital Suspect" - Chicago RCFL featured in News Exclusive

As crime evolves with the digital nature of the world we live in, investigators are evolving as well; finding ways to keep up with the fast paced growth of technology. Director John Dziedzic explains the Chicago RCFL plays a crucial role in providing support for crimes involving digital evidence.

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Jan 29, 2016

Child Molester Sentenced to 80 Years

Child molester sentenced to 80 years; 15 years more than prosecutor requested: San Diego RCFL conducted multiple forensic exams revealing key evidence leading to a guilty plea for this pediatric nurse that was molesting ill children under his care in the hospital.

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Jan 29, 2016

All Defendants Found Guilty of 1st Degree Murder in Teen Murder Case

San Diego RCFL examiners completed several exams on this case and testified, discovering gang affiliations and other information related to the murder.

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Jan 29, 2016

Woman convicted of murder, sentenced to 40 years to life

During the re-trial, San Diego RCFL’s examinations and testimony was a key part of discrediting the defendant’s explanations and story of the events, helping result in the guilty verdict.

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Jul 03, 2013

Buffalo Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

Jeremy Otrosinka, 32, of Buffalo, New York, was convicted of possession and distribution of child pornography and will spend the next 15 years of his life in prison. The Western New York RCFL provided digital forensics expertise to Project Safe Childhood investigators who worked the case.

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May 31, 2013

Guilty Pleas in Two New Mexico Child Pornography Cases

The New Mexico RCFL supported two child pornography investigations brought by the New Mexico Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that have resulted in guilty pleas by three defendants.

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