A judge has sentenced a Cheektowaga man to 108 months in prison for attempting to possess child pornography.
According to officials who handled the case, 30-year old Andrew Reiner started communicating with a 15-year-old girl via cellphone applications Kik and Skout in an effort to have sexual intercourse with the child victim.
Through the cellphone applications and text messaging, the defendant convinced the minor victim to sneak out of her home late at night to meet him for sexual activity on as many as four occasions. The defendant attempted to entice the victim to ask her friends to participate in sexual activity as well. Between June 2016 and July 2016, the defendant also asked the 15-year-old girl to send him sexually explicit photographs. Evidence shows the defendant had sexual intercourse with two other minor females.