Score:   1
Docket Number:   D-KS  2:18-cr-20042
Case Name:   USA v. Fuchs
  Press Releases:
KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Lawrence man was sentenced today to 151 months in federal prison for distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. In addition, he was ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution and a $5,000 assessment to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act.

Brian Fuchs, 49, Lawrence, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography. In his plea, he admitted investigators found approximately 2,000 images and 200 videos containing child pornography on his computer.

The FBI used an internet peer-to-peer file-sharing program to download child pornography from Fuchs before serving a search warrant at his home.

McAllister commended the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Flannigan for their work on the case.

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Lawrence man pleaded guilty to a federal charge of distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said today.

 Brian Fuchs, 49, Lawrence, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography. In his plea, he admitted investigators found approximately 2,000 images and 200 videos containing child pornography on his computer.

The FBI used an internet peer-to-peer file sharing program to download child pornography from Fuchs before serving a search warrant at his home.

Fuchs agreed in his plea to pay $20,000 restitution to the victims.

Sentencing is set for April 22. He faces a penalty of not less than five years, not more than 20 years and a fine up to $250,000.

McAllister commended the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Flannigan for their work on the case.

 

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – Two Kansas men were indicted Wednesday in separate cases on charges of distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

 

Brian Fuchs, 48, Lawrence, Kan., is charged with one count of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. The indictment alleges Fuchs used a peer-to-peer network to share child pornography with other users.

 

If convicted, he faces not less than five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the distribution charge, and up to 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the possession charge.

 

The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Flannigan is prosecuting.

 

Duane Allen, 54, Leavenworth, Kan., is charged with one count of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. The indictment alleges Allen used a peer-to-peer network to share child pornography with other users.

 

If convicted, he faces not less than five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the distribution charge, and up to 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the possession charge.

 

The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Flannigan is prosecuting.

 

Both cases are being prosecuted under the Justice Department’s Project Safe Childhood (PSC) initiative. For more information, see the PSC web site at https://www.justice.gov/psc   

 

OTHER INDICTMENTS

         

Ricky Stevens, 29, Kansas City, Mo., is charged with two counts of stealing gift cards from the mail while he worked for the U.S. Postal Service. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in 2015 and 2016 in Johnson County, Kan.

 

If convicted, he faces up to five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count. The U.S. Postal Service investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Leon Patton is prosecuting.

 

Diego Cesar Oyarzun Ruiz, 29, and Jonathan Sebastian Zuniga Contreras, 22, both citizens of Chile who are being held in the Johnson County Adult Detention Center, are charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. In addition, Oyarzun Ruiz is charged with one count of aggravated identity theft. The indictment alleges they used stolen credit cards to buy electronic devices at retail stores, including a Best Buy in Overland Park, Kan.

 

If convicted, they face up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the wire fraud charge and two years (consecutive) on the identity theft charge. The U.S. Secret Service investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Oakley is prosecuting.

 

Charles W. Ochlech, 46, who is in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons, is charged with assaulting another inmate at Leavenworth Penitentiary in April 2014.

 

If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Oakley and Assistant U.S. Attorney Trent Krug are prosecuting.

 

In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.

Description: The fiscal year of the data file obtained from the AOUSC
Format: YYYY

Description: The code of the federal judicial circuit where the case was located
Format: A2

Description: The code of the federal judicial district where the case was located
Format: A2

Description: The code of the district office where the case was located
Format: A2

Description: Docket number assigned by the district to the case
Format: A7

Description: A unique number assigned to each defendant in a case which cannot be modified by the court
Format: A3

Description: A unique number assigned to each defendant in a case which can be modified by the court
Format: A3

Description: A sequential number indicating whether a case is an original proceeding or a reopen
Format: N5

Description: Case type associated with the current defendant record
Format: A2

Description: A concatenation of district, office, docket number, case type, defendant number, and reopen sequence number
Format: A18

Description: A concatenation of district, office, docket number, case type, and reopen sequence number
Format: A15

Description: The status of the defendant as assigned by the AOUSC
Format: A2

Description: A code indicating the fugitive status of a defendant
Format: A1

Description: The date upon which a defendant became a fugitive
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which a fugitive defendant was taken into custody
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date when a case was first docketed in the district court
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which proceedings in a case commenced on charges pending in the district court where the defendant appeared, or the date of the defendant’s felony-waiver of indictment
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: A code used to identify the nature of the proceeding
Format: N2

Description: The date when a defendant first appeared before a judicial officer in the district court where a charge was pending
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: A code indicating the event by which a defendant appeared before a judicial officer in the district court where a charge was pending
Format: A2

Description: A code indicating the type of legal counsel assigned to a defendant
Format: N2

Description: The title and section of the U.S. Code applicable to the offense committed which carried the highest severity
Format: A20

Description: A code indicating the level of offense associated with FTITLE1
Format: N2

Description: The four digit AO offense code associated with FTITLE1
Format: A4

Description: The four digit D2 offense code associated with FTITLE1
Format: A4

Description: A code indicating the severity associated with FTITLE1
Format: A3

Description: The title and section of the U.S. Code applicable to the offense committed which carried the second highest severity
Format: A20

Description: A code indicating the level of offense associated with FTITLE2
Format: N2

Description: The four digit AO offense code associated with FTITLE2
Format: A4

Description: The four digit D2 offense code associated with FTITLE2
Format: A4

Description: A code indicating the severity associated with FTITLE2
Format: A3

Description: The FIPS code used to indicate the county or parish where an offense was committed
Format: A5

Description: The date of the last action taken on the record
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which judicial proceedings before the court concluded
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which the final sentence is recorded on the docket
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The date upon which the case was closed
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: The total fine imposed at sentencing for all offenses of which the defendant was convicted and a fine was imposed
Format: N8

Description: A count of defendants filed including inter-district transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants filed excluding inter-district transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of original proceedings commenced
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants filed whose proceedings commenced by reopen, remand, appeal, or retrial
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants terminated including interdistrict transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants terminated excluding interdistrict transfers
Format: N1

Description: A count of original proceedings terminated
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants terminated whose proceedings commenced by reopen, remand, appeal, or retrial
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants pending as of the last day of the period including long term fugitives
Format: N1

Description: A count of defendants pending as of the last day of the period excluding long term fugitives
Format: N1

Description: The source from which the data were loaded into the AOUSC’s NewSTATS database
Format: A10

Description: A sequential number indicating the iteration of the defendant record
Format: N2

Description: The date the record was loaded into the AOUSC’s NewSTATS database
Format: YYYYMMDD

Description: Statistical year ID label on data file obtained from the AOUSC which represents termination year
Format: YYYY

Data imported from FJC Integrated Database
Date of Announcement: Jul 12, 2018
Arrest Start Date: Jul 12, 2018
Arrest End Date: July 12, 2018
Photo: N
Arrested: 1
Rescued: Unknown
Country: US
State: KS
Arresting Agencies Involved: 1
Comments: Project Safe Childhood-CP distribution & related charges
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