June 25, 2015
press release June 25, 2015
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City Police Chief Anthony Wallace announced that a 41-year-old Burlington City resident was arrested yesterday and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.
Gerard Cameron, of the 900 block of Olive Street, was charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of Children. The charge covering distribution of the pornographic material is a second degree crime. The other two, which deal with possession of the material, are third degree crimes.
Cameron, who is a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, was lodged in Burlington
County Jail on $100,000 full bail. If he posts bail, Cameron is forbidden from using the
Internet or having contact with minors. He will have a first appearance in Superior Court in
Mount Holly this afternoon. The case will be sent to a Grand Jury to be considered for
The investigation revealed that Cameron downloaded multiple images of child
pornography onto his home computer and also used file sharing software to make the
material available online for others to download. Cameron was taken into custody at his
residence yesterday following the execution of a search warrant that resulted in the
seizure of several digital devices.
The investigation was conducted by the Burlington City Police Department, the Burlington
County Prosecutor’s Office High-Tech Crimes Unit, the Pennsylvania State Police
Computer Crime Unit and the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
The Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office High-Tech Crimes Unit is a member of the New
Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and the New
Jersey State Police Cyber Terrorism Task Force.
All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in