PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Joel Dudley, 29, of Westbrook was convicted on February 25 after a two-day jury trial in U.S. District Court in Portland of possession of child pornography.
According to evidence introduced at trial, in August of 2012, law enforcement agents executed a search warrant at Dudley's apartment in Westbrook. Two DVDs found in the apartment were later found to contain numerous child pornography videos.
Dudley will be sentenced after completion of a pre-sentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office. He faces a maximum sentence of up to 10 years and a fine of up to $250,000.
The investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the Westbrook Police Department.