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Date: 08-17-2023

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United States of America v. Joshua Wormley

Case Number: 6:23-cr-06031

Judge: Elizabeth A. Wolford

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of New York (Monroe County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Rochester

Defendant's Attorney: Gregory Joseph Colavecchia

Description: Rochester, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with possession of child pornography by an individual with a prior sex offense conviction.

In July 2017, Joshua Wormley, age 38, of Bath, New York, was convicted of attempted possession of a sexual performance of a child. In February 2021, Wormley possessed a cell phone containing approximately 800 images and two videos of child pornography. Some of the images and videos depicted prepubescent minors.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Matthew Miraglia and the Yates County Sheriff's Office, under the direction of Sheriff Ronald Spike.


Outcome: Sentenced to 120 months in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons; Supervised Release of 5 years with conditions. See Judgment for standard, mandatory and special conditions of Supervised Release. Fines waived. Restitution to be made in the total amount of $6,000. Court finds defendant is indigent and cannot afford to pay the mandatory $5,000 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 assessment and does not have the ability to pay any assessment pursuant to the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018. $100 special assessment due immediately. Forfeiture of property as indicated in plea agreement.

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