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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Northampton County Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Jeffrey Curtis Drexler, age 27, of Northampton County, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with one count of Possession of Child Pornography, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The defendant was previously convicted in Northampton County Court of Common Pleas of Sexual Abuse of Children, and was registered as a sex offender under Megan’s Law at the time that he is charged with committing these federal offenses.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment with a 10-year minimum mandatory term of incarceration, a $250,000 fine, 5 years up to a lifetime of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Rotella.

An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated October 20, 2016