June 14, 2018 07:24 PM
The former Brockport kindergarten teacher in possession of child pornography was sentenced Thursday.
Roland Yockel, 31, of Hilton NY was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison with 15 years supervised release on child pornography charges.
Yockel had traded, received, and possessed approximately 6,000 images and videos of child pornography, including child pornography that depicted the sexual abuse of infants and toddlers.
Yockel is ordered to pay $7,200 in restitution to victims and will have to register as a sex offender upon his release from prison.
The defendant was employed as a full-time kindergarten teacher in the Brockport Central School District. He also held positions with the Town of Hamlin Recreation Department as a summer youth camp counselor, program assistant, health director, and camp coordinator.
Created: June 14, 2018 07:24 PM
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