Sunday, July 13, 2014
Worcester County Sheriff's Office Press Release 7-7-14
LOCATION: Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland
CRIME: Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
ACCUSED: Daniel Brynan Kerstetter (55 yoa)
CHARGES: 5 counts of Promoting and Distributing Child Pornography, 5 counts of Possession of Child Pornography
NARRATIVE: On Thursday, July 3, 2014, members of the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, Maryland State Police and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office executed a search and seizure warrant at an address on Libertytown Road, Berlin, Maryland.
The search warrant was the result of several months of prior investigation which revealed that someone inside of the residence was sharing and downloading pictures and videos of Child Pornography.
Upon the execution of the search warrant, a lone occupant, Daniel Brynan Kerstetter was identified and found to be responsible.
Daniel Kerstetter was placed under arrest and charged with 5 counts of Promoting and Distributing Child Pornography and 5 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
Kerstetter was taken before the District Court Commissioner and subsequently remanded to the Worcester County Jail to be held on a $25,000 bond.
INVESTIGATING DETECTIVE: Detective Corporal Alex Kagan
SUPERVISING INVESTIGATOR: Detective Sgt. Mike Lupiwok
at 7/13/2014 08:00:00 AM