Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that KYLE DOUSSETT, 49, of Casper Wyoming was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 25, 2021, for one count of possession of child pornography. The Indictment alleges that on January 2, 2021, Doussett possessed a cell phone that contained digital images depicting prepubescent minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
He appeared before United States Chief Magistrate Judge Kelly H. Rankin on April 5, 2021 and pleaded not guilty to the sole charge in the Indictment. A jury trial has been set for May 24, 2021, in Cheyenne before Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, a $5,000 special assessment pursuant to the Victims of Sex Trafficking Act of 2015, a $17,000 special assessment, and mandatory restitution of $3,000 per requesting victim pursuant to the Amy, Vicky And Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act Of 2018, and five years to life supervised release.
The investigation is being conducted by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Nicole Bailey. Assistant United States Attorney Christyne M. Martens is prosecuting the case. The charge against Doussett is merely an accusation, and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.