Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced David Milton Kissner, Jr. (34, Orlando) to 80 years in federal prison for two counts of using children to produce child sexual abuse materials and one count of distributing this material over the internet. Kissner was also ordered to serve a 15-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender. Kissner had pleaded guilty on October 8, 2021.
According to court documents, in May 2021, Kissner created a number of videos depicting three different young children being sexually abused. In several of these videos, Kissner can be seen molesting two of these children, one of which was toddler-aged. Kissner then distributed images and videos depicting this sexual abuse online, including several to an undercover law enforcement agent.
In one of these videos, Kissner can be heard saying, “I love molesting kids.” In another video, Kissner induced a child to remove the child’s clothing by asking if the child wanted a “toy.” During an online chat with an undercover officer, Kissner stated that he was a pedophile who liked both preteens and toddlers and that he was going to try to molest a child at his place of work, an Orlando area water park. Kissner also suggested that he and the undercover agent should meet to trade child victims.
During a subsequent interview with law enforcement agents at his workplace, Kissner admitted that he had committed hands-on sexual abuse of two children, and further that he had been sexually abusing these children since January 2021. A forensic examination of Kissner’s cellphone revealed that he had 16 videos and 4 images depicting child sexual abuse saved on the phone.
“When you consider the abuse and fear this monster forced upon his young victims, 80 years in prison is still not enough. I commend the dedicated special agents who make it their job to remove the individuals from our society who prey on innocent children,” said FBI Tampa Division Special Agent in Charge Michael McPherson.
This is another case brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Chauncey A. Bratt.