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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Monroe Man

MACON— A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 charging George Randolph Jeffery, age 58, of Monroe, Georgia. An indictment is only an allegation of criminal conduct. All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt.

Indictment

George Randolph Jeffery, age 58, of Monroe, Georgia, is charged with the following:

1) Attempted Online Enticement of a Minor

2) Possession of Child Pornography 

If convicted on Count 1, Mr. Jeffery faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years up to a maximum of life in prison, a $250,000 fine and a maximum of life supervised release. If convicted on Count 2, Mr. Jeffery faces a maximum 20 year prison sentence, a $250,000 fine and a maximum of life supervised release. 

The case was investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lyndie Freeman and Assistant U.S. Attorney Danial E. Bennett. 

Questions concerning this release should be directed to Pamela Lightsey, Public Information Officer, United States Attorney’s Office, at (478) 621-2603 or Melissa Hodges, Public Affairs Director (Contractor), United States Attorney’s Office, at (478) 765-2362 (cell).

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Updated November 14, 2018