Delevan man to be sentenced for second time on child porn charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Delevan man was charged on child pornography charges on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

U.S. Attorney James Kennedy says New York State Police received a complaint from an 11-year-old girl in August 2014 that John Cutler, 34, engaged in sexual contact with her.

Cutler was convicted on state charges on endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual act in November 2014, according to officials. He was sentenced to six months in prison and ten years probation, according to authorities. The court also ordered him to register as a sex offender.

Part of Cutler's probation ordered that he maintain contact with the Cattaraugus County Probation Department and was not allowed to have devices that connect to the Internet.

Authorities say probation officials conducted a polygraph examination of Cutler on July 9, 2016, during which he confirmed he performed oral sex on the minor victim. This is what he was convicted of in November 2014.

Cutler also made incriminating statements about his Internet activity and sexual contact with minors during the polygraph test, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. After a forensic examination of his laptop, officials found a several images and videos depicting children engaged in sexual activity.

Cutler is being held until his detention hearing on Friday. Cutler is charged by criminal complaint with receipt of child pornography. This carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison and a maximum of 40 years, plus a $250,000 fine.

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