Casper man pled not guilty to possession of child pornography charge

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(Cheyenne, WY) – Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that Jeremiah Current, age 39 of Casper, was charged by indictment for possession of child pornography.

Current appeared before Federal District Court Chief Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on October 15th, 2021, for an arraignment hearing and pleaded not guilty to the charge.

A jury trial been set to occur on December 20th, 2021 in Casper.

Current was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshals Service.

This crime carries a term of up to 20 years imprisonment, five years to life of supervised release, a $250,00 fine, a $100 special assessment, and a $5,000 special assessment and mandatory restitution of not less than $3,000 per requesting victim, pursuant to the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018.

This crime was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, and the case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Timothy J. Forwood.

An indictment merely contains allegations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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