Casper man pleads guilty to production of child pornography
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) - United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that DANIEL HENDRICKS, 33, of Casper, Wyoming pleaded guilty to four counts of production of child pornography. Hendricks appeared for a change of plea hearing before Chief United States Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 13, 2022. Sentencing has been set for April 7, 2022.
Hendricks faces 15 to 120 years of imprisonment and 5 years to life of supervised release. He could also be ordered to pay a $5,000 special assessment pursuant to the Victims of Sex Trafficking Act of 2015 and a $100 special assessment on each count. In addition, he could pay up to $50,000 in special assessments and mandatory restitution of not less than $3,000 per requesting victim pursuant to the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018.
This crime was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations. Assistant United States Attorney Christyne M. Martens is prosecuting the case.
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