Oceanport Man Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

Kevin A. Long, 27, of Wolfhill Avenue in Oceanport, iwas charged with second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child in connection with the Distribution of Child Pornography and third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child in connection with the Possession of Child Pornography, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Long was arrested following a joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and federal Homeland Security Investigations. Evidence collected during the investigation suggests Long may have been engaging in inappropriate conversations with children online. Read the rest of this entry »

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14 Men Busted in County-wide Kiddie Porn Sweep

Fourteen Monmouth County men were arrested this summer and charged with possessing and/or distributing child pornography, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 14 Men Busted in County-wide Kiddie Porn Sweep

Neptune City man sentenced for distributing child pornography

FREEHOLD — A Neptune City man was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday for distributing child pornography on the Internet. Steven Anan, 56, was arrested in 2013 as part of “Operation Ever Vigilant,” a sweep conducted by states and federal authorities to round up suspects of child pornography… Read the rest of this entry »

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District suspends school custodian charged in child porn sting

 Randy Huff Long BranchLONG BRANCH — A school custodian in Long Branch charged with possession and distribution of child pornography in a massive statewide sting has been suspended and banned from school property, according to a report. Randy Hull, 43, of South Toms River, was arrested Aug. 10 as part of a roundup of 40 men charged in a… Read the rest of this entry »
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2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

Kiddie Porn bustShawn Bovasso, 47 of Howell and Abeer Jaffri, 24 of Marlboro were among the 40 New Jersey men charged in a statewide crackdown on child pornography distribution announced by Attorney General Christoper Porrino yesterday.

Bovasso had over 5000 files of child pornography on his computer at the time of his arrest by State Police detectives on July 15th.  Troopers also found and seized two assault weapons from his residence. The assault weapons are being examined to determine if charges against Bovasso are appropriate.

Jaffri was arrested on May 31 and charged with both distribution and possession of child pornography.

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Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

assetContentTRENTON — State authorities have arrested 40 people hailing from every county in New Jersey following a large-scale child pornography crackdown. Authorities are scheduled to detail the arrests at an 11 a.m. press conference at the State Police technology complex in Hamilton. All of the defendants were charged with possession of child pornography, and most were… Read the rest of this entry »

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Long Branch Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Kiddie Porn Charges

Donald HaringDonald Haring, 61, of Long Branch, pleaded guilty to federal charges of possession and distribution of child pornography today, before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton, according to a statement by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman.

Haring admitted that he knowingly used a computer from his home to share images and videos of child sexual abuse with other members of a publicly-available, peer-to-peer file-sharing network. Haring also admitted to possessing at least three videos and 600 images of child sexual abuse on his computer and other electronic devices.

Haring faces a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison, a minimum penalty of five years in prison, a fine of $250,000, and up to a lifetime of supervised release. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 7, 2016.

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Posted: June 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Long Branch Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Kiddie Porn Charges

Matawan Man Faces Federal Kiddie Porn Charges

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Matthew Kaminsky circa 2008. photo via facebook

Matthew Kaminsky, 49, of 9 Homestead Dr. in Matawan, was arrested by federal authorities today and charged with soliciting an underage girl to produce images of herself engaged in sexually explicit conduct and send the images to him through an online instant messaging application, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

According to the federal complaint, Kaminsky engaged a 13 year old North Carolina girl in the online chat service KIK over the course of four days in late January of 2015, and induced the girl to send him nude and sexually explicit photos of herself. He also sent nude photos of himself to the girl.

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Posted: April 12th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Galaxy Gymnastics Owner Charged With Kiddie Porn

Galaxy Gymnastics1 (800x617)The owner of a Freehold gymnastics facility that caters to teen and pre-teen girls was arrested on Monday and charged with two counts of third degree possession of child pornography, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Ronald L. Charles, 51, of Love Lane in Freehold Township attempted to send multiple images on child pornography from his personal email address, according a tip CyberTip received by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit and the New Jersey Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Regional Task Force from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Posted: December 30th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Freehold, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , | 16 Comments »

Highlands Man Gets 121 months for child porn

Layne Bracht

Layne Bracht

Layne Bracht, 32, of Highlands, was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison today for uploading images of child sexual abuse to an online file-sharing network, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

A repeat offender who was convicted in 2006 of possession of child pornography, Bracht admitted in October of 2013 that he knowingly placed images and videos depicting child sexual abuse into shared folders that others could access via a peer-to-peer network. Special agents of the FBI executed a search warrant at his residence in Highlands on Jan. 15, 2014 and seized digital evidence that contained numerous videos and images depicting child sexual abuse, including material involving prepubescent minors and sadistic or masochistic conduct. The digital evidence seized included three files previously downloaded from Bracht by law enforcement agents working in an undercover capacity on the peer-to-peer network.  Brach has been in federal custody since his January 2014 arrest. He pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph E. Irenas on December 2, 2014.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Irenas sentenced Bracht to serve 15 years of supervised release.

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Posted: May 22nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, Highlands, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Highlands Man Gets 121 months for child porn