York County Man Charged With Child Pornography Offenses
HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jayson Haley, age 33, of York County, Pennsylvania, was indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury with child pornography offenses.
According to U.S. Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the indictment charges Haley with producing, attempting to produce, and possessing child pornography, in York County in October 2022, and April 2023.
This case was 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.usdoj.gov/psc.
The case was investigated by the FBI and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Christian T. Haugsby.
The total maximum penalty under federal law for these offenses is up to 70 years’ imprisonment, a term of up to lifetime supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
Indictments are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.