Pendleton man arrested on 36 counts of child pornography, human trafficking

Jeffrey Kramer (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Department)

PENDLETON, Ind. (WTHR) - State police arrested a Pendleton man on 36 felony charges following a child pornography investigation.

Police say 48-year-old Jeffrey Kramer was grooming an underage girl he met on a dating website to meet for a sexual encounter. He also possessed several images of the same girl, who lives in another state.

He was charged with one count of felony promotion of human trafficking of a minor, five total counts of felony child exploitation (Level 4 & 5 felonies) and 30 counts of felony possession of child pornography.

The investigation into Kramer's activity started in January. Police say more charges are possible as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about illegal activity is asked to call Indiana State Police Pendleton District at 765-778-2121. Tips can be made anonymously.

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