Child porn crimes are often met with disgust in the community, and for good reason. Most people don’t like to see children victimized. What’s even more scandalous is learning that parents have molested their own child.
A Maryland couple is currently in jail for admitting to molesting their infant daughter on camera two years ago. The Elkton couple videotaped themselves performing sex acts on their daughter two years ago, when the baby was roughly six months old.
The suspects have been identified as a 24-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man. The woman had recorded herself performing a sex act on the baby. In a second video, she then forced her infant daughter to perform a sex act on the man. Both videos were then uploaded to various social media websites.
The investigation into the couple’s activities began in December 2021. At that time, an international law enforcement partner provided FBI agents with the two videos showing the couple engaging in child pornography with the infant victim. The investigators were sure that the videos were made in the United States. The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office was assigned to assist FBI agents with their investigation.
The first video lasts 58 seconds and shows the infant being forced to perform a sex act on the man. A woman’s voice in the background can be heard laughing and cheering on the baby.
In the second video, which lasts 63 seconds, a woman with nose and mouth piercings can be seen performing a sex act on the baby girl.
In that first video, a blue/gray/white diamond-pattern blanket can be seen in the background. The FBI was able to identify the woman in the video. Agents also found out where the woman lived and that she had a 2-year-old daughter.
Agents searched the couple’s residence and found a blanket matching the one observed in the first video and seized it during the search. The woman waived her right to remain silent and admitted to filming the first video. She also identified the man in the video as the father of the baby.
The woman is facing 13 criminal charges, including child sex abuse and production of child porn, which are punishable by 10 years and 25 years in prison. Of the 13 charges, eight are felonies,
The man is facing nine criminal charges, including perverted sex practice and second-degree rape, which carry maximum sentences of 10 years and 20 years. Numerous other child abuse charges have been filed against him. Both are in the Cecil County Detention Center with no bond set.
Sex abuse and child porn acts are punished harshly in Maryland and other states. Those who have been accused of these crimes need to seek legal help right away.
A Columbia child pornography lawyer at The Law Offices of Todd K. Mohink, P.A. can help you with your case. We understand how serious these charges can be and will help you get the best outcome possible. Schedule a free consultation by filling out the online form or calling (410) 774-5987. We have two offices to serve you.
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