Kathleen G. Kane - Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Protecting Pennsylvanians

October 3, 2013

Three Chester County men & Berks County man arrested on unrelated child pornography charges

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of three Chester County men and a Berks County man on unrelated charges as part of an ongoing effort to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane identified the defendants as Edward Mittelman, 29, 176 Heritage Lane, Exton, Chester County; Justin Wyatt, 25, 1350 Shadyside Road, Downingtown, Chester County; Fredrick S. Butler, age unknown, 850 East Schuylkill Road, Apt. 302, Pottstown, Chester County; and Randolph Supry, age unknown, 1372 E. Main St., #B, Douglassville, Berks County.

According to the criminal complaints for each of the defendants, agents conducting separate, unrelated online investigations found numerous files containing depictions of children engaged in extremely sexually graphic acts and poses, which they later determined were downloaded and shared from each of the defendant's respective computers.

Edward MittelmanMittelman
Mittelman was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 by agents from the Attorney General's Child Predator Section. Following his arrest, agents executed a search of Mittelman's Exton residence and recovered a desktop computer, two tablets and other electronic media.

Mittelman is charged with 15 counts of distribution of child pornography, 15 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility.

Mittelman was preliminarily arraigned at Chester County central booking and released on $200,000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 15, 2013.

 

 

 

Justin WyattWyatt
Wyatt was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 by agents from the Attorney General's Child Predator Section. A search of Wyatt's Downingtown residence resulted in the seizure of a desktop computer, which allegedly contained hundreds of suspected child pornography.

Wyatt is charged with 15 counts of distribution of child pornography, 15 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility.

Wyatt was preliminarily arraigned via videoconference at Chester County central booking and held on $250,000 straight bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 7, 2013.

 

 

 

Fredrick S. ButlerButler
Butler was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. A search of Butler's residence resulted in the seizure of a desktop computer, which allegedly contained 51 videos of suspected child pornography.

Butler was charged with 5 counts of distribution of child pornography, 50 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility.

Butler was preliminarily arraigned at Chester County central booking and held on $25,000 bail. A preliminary hearing has not been scheduled.

 

 

Supry
Supry was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. A search of Supry's residence resulted in the seizure of a desktop computer, which allegedly contained ten videos of suspected child pornography.

Supry was charged with 3 counts of distribution of child pornography, 3 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility.

Supry was preliminarily arraigned at Berks County central booking and held on $100,000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 15, 2013.

Attorney General Kane thanked the Pennsylvania State Police, the Uwchlan Township Police Department and the North Coventry Police Department for their assistance with the investigation.

All four cases will be prosecuted by Senior Deputy Attorney General Christopher Jones of the Attorney General's Child Predator Section.

Reporting Internet Predators
Suspected Internet predators can be reported to the Attorney General's Child Predator Section by calling the Child Predator Hotline at 1-800-385-1044.

Internet safety tips are available on the "Operation Safe Surf" section of www.attorneygeneral.gov. Organizations interested in materials, speakers or presentations should contact the Attorney General's Education and Outreach Unit at 1-800-525-7642 or via email at education@attorneygeneral.gov.

(A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)

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