MAYS LANDING – Kayan Frazier is facing child pornography charges after an investigation that began in January and resulted in the discovery of more than 1,000 images depicting sexual exploitation or abuse of a child, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Frazier, 26, was arrested Monday at his residence in Somers Point without incident and he was charged with the following:
- Second degree Distribution Child Pornography
- Second degree Possession of Child Pornography
The charges could be increased to first degree pending further investigation.
Frazier is lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility where he awaits a detention hearing. This investigation is a cooperative effort between the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office High Technology Criminal Investigations Unit, FBI Child Exploitation Task Force and Somers Point Police Department. Assistant Prosecutor David Ruffenach represents the state in the matter.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.