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Portland Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Producing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney’s Office May 16, 2013
  • District of Maine (207) 780-3257

PORTLAND—United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty, II announced that David Muise, 26, of Portland, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Portland by Judge Nancy Torresen to 25 years in prison and 20 years of supervised release for producing child pornography. Muise pled guilty to the charge on January 29, 2013.

According to court records, in August 2011, Muise took a series of digital pictures of a minor female. One of the pictures depicted the minor engaged in sexually explicit activity with Muise. In April 2012, Muise engaged in a chat over the Internet with an individual in South Carolina using an instant messaging program. During the chat, Muise sent several pictures depicting the minor, including the sexually explicit picture that he had taken in August 2011. A search warrant executed at Muise’s residence in September 2012 revealed numerous sexually explicit photographs of the minor stored in multiple electronic devices.

The investigation was conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Portland Police Department, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.