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Case Number: 2:19-cr-00165-AWA-RJK
Judge: Arenda L. Wright Allen
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office, Norfolk, Virginia
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Description: Norfolk, Virginia possession of child porn charged criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with possession of multiple images depicting child abuse.
Bradley Jeffrey-Moe, 28, was charged with being in possession of dozens of images of child sexual abuse for download over various peer-to-peer networks. During the search, the FBI discovered five electronic devices which contained thousands of images of child sexual abuse, as well as digital records reflecting the use of peer-to-peer software to search for and download such images. When questioned by the FBI, Moe waived his rights and confessed that he had downloaded and viewed the images.
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 U.S. Attorney’s Offices and the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to better locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.
G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Karl Schumann, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Norfolk Field Office, made the announcement after U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen accepted the verdict.
Assistant U.S. Attorneys Anthony Mozzi and Michael Gill are prosecuting the case.
T.18:2252(a)(2) - Receipt of Images of Minors Engaging in Sexually Explicit Conduct / Forfeiture T.18:2251, 2251A, 2252, 2252A, 2252B or 2260, T.18:2251 et seq, T.18:2253, T.21:853(p)
T.18:2252(a)(4)(B) - Possession of Images of Minors Engaging in Sexually Explicit Conduct
Outcome: Jury Trial proceedings (Day #3) held before District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen on 11/12/2020: Anthony Mozzi and Michael Gill present on behalf of the government; Trey Kelleter present on behalf of the defendant; Defendant present and on bond; Government continued presentation of evidence. Out of the presence of the jury, Rule 29 Motion argued; Court DENIED. Out of the presence of the jury, Court advised defendant of right to testify. Out of the presence of the jury, Court and Counsel reviewed jury instructions. Government rested. Defendant rested. Jury received Court's charge. Court adjourned and jury excused until tomorrow, 11/13/2020 at 09:00 AM in Newport News Courtroom 1 before District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen. COURT HOURS: 9:00 AM - 3:35 PM.LUNCH BREAK: 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM(Court Reporter Heidi Jeffreys.)(lhow) (Entered: 11/12/2020)