The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, Kenyen R. Brown, announces that Jeremiah Hunter was arrested on a complaint for Receipt of Child Pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 2252(a)(2)(A).
This case was investigated after the defendant, an Eighth Grade teacher at Hankins Middle School, was arrested on February 18, 2016 by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with state charges of Stalking 2nd degree.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office. The case is being prosecuted by the United States Attorney's office for the Southern District of Alabama, AUSA Maria Murphy.
The defendant has been charged by a complaint which is a determination by a federal magistrate judge that there is probable cause to believe that offense has been committed by a defendant. A defendant, of course, is presumed innocent until and unless he or she is proven guilty at trial.