Possession of Child Pornography | Case Result

January 2021


Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii


  • Navy

  • 0-3


  • Possession of Child Pornography.


Charges Withdrawn and Dismissed a week before the Article 32.

Navy NCIS begin an investigation into a Chief Petty Officer after remnants of child pornography were found on his personal computer.  Court Martial defense attorney Tim Bilecki was retained and immediately began working with our digital forensic examiner, Tim Bilecki. 

Our Analyst spoke with DCFL’s examiner and learned that remnants from a Twitter post had been cached on our client’s computer.  Tim Bilecki was able to forensically test and show that thumbnail images could be cached on to a computer by simply scrolling down a Twitter feed without a user ever knowing it. Our results were also replicated by DCFL.  Mr. Bilecki used these findings to have a lengthy discussion with the prosecution team.  The prosecution dismissed the charges before the Article 32 hearing.  

This case proved as a prime example of why it is important to hire a defense team with computer forensic resources and hire them early.  Without the work of our digital forensic examiner, and knowing how to utilize those findings, this case would have taken a dramatically different turn. Fortunately, the prosecution team here was very reasonable and agreed with the defense that the Chief never intended to possess or even view any illegal images.

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Scroll to Top

Request A FREE Case Evaluation

You deserve a fighting chance on your day in court. When it comes time to decide who your attorney will be to defend your UCMJ charges, make that decision count.***

*** All information submitted will be kept confidential and private. An attorney client relationship is not established by submitting this initial contact information to our office.