BRUNSWICK, GA: A Brantley County man faces as much as 20 years in jail after admitting he distributed photos of kid sexual exploitation.
Gary Kreitzman, 35, of Nahunta, Ga., awaits sentencing after pleading responsible to Distribution of Baby Pornography, stated David H. Estes. U.S. Lawyer for the Southern District of Georgia. Kreitzman’s responsible plea topics him to a statutory minimal sentence of 5 years in jail, as much as 20; substantial monetary penalties and restitution to victims; a requirement to register as a intercourse offender; and, at the very least 5 years of supervised launch, as much as life, after completion of his jail sentence.
There is no such thing as a parole within the federal system.
“Safety of our most weak residents is vitally vital,” stated U.S. Lawyer Estes. “The vigilance of our legislation enforcement companions helps guarantee our communities are protected against predators like Kreitzman.”
As described in courtroom paperwork and testimony, the Nationwide Heart for Lacking and Exploited Youngsters alerted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in June 2020 after detecting photos of kid sexual exploitation uploaded by means of a web based chat software. With help from the Brantley County Sheriff’s Workplace, brokers decided the pictures had been uploaded by means of an account operated by Kreitzman, and in September 2020 performed a search of his residence.
Throughout that search, the brokers discovered a number of digital units containing photos of kid sexual exercise, and Kreitzman admitted sharing them by means of the Web. Pursuant to a federal indictment out of the Southern District of Georgia, the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Workplace and FBI Brunswick Resident Company executed the arrest warrant for Kreitzman in September 2022.
Sentencing earlier than U.S. District Court docket Decide Lisa Godbey Wooden can be scheduled upon completion of a pre-sentence investigation by U.S. Probation Providers.
“The GBI will proceed to work tirelessly to guard harmless victims of on-line exploitation,” stated Michael Register, Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. “We’re grateful for the partnerships we preserve with our state and federal companies to deliver these predators to justice.”
“The web is an important and helpful useful resource, however sadly can be used for criminal activity as criminals like Kreitzman search to prey on probably the most weak of our inhabitants,” stated FBI Atlanta Particular Agent in Cost Keri Farley. “The FBI will proceed to aggressively pursue those that search to victimize kids and prosecute these predators to the fullest extent of the legislation.”
Anybody with info on suspected youngster sexual exploitation can contact the Nationwide Heart for Lacking and Exploited Youngsters at 800-843-5678, or https://report.cybertip.org/.
The case was investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the FBI, the Brantley County Sheriff’s Workplace, and the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Workplace, and prosecuted for the US by Assistant U.S. Lawyer and Challenge Secure Childhood Coordinator Tara M. Lyons.