‘Netflix Cheer Star’ Jerry Harris Arrested For Producing Child Pornography
‘Netflix Cheer Star’ Jerry Harris, has been arrested and charged with producing child pornography.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois said:
Jerry an American TV personality, 21, was arrested on Thursday morning, September 17, and charged with one count of producing child pornography.
The arrest comes three days after 14-year-old twin boys, Charlie and Sam, filed a lawsuit alleging he sent them sexually explicit photos of himself and cornered one of them in a bathroom and begged for oral sex when they were 13 years old.
Jerry admitted during an interview after FBI agents raided his home on Monday that he had asked one of the twins to send him photographs and videos of his penis and buttocks on Snapchat.
He repeatedly asked one of them between December 2018 and March of this year for such photographs and videos.. LIB reports.
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He also admitted to agents that he solicited and received explicit messages on Snapchat from at least 10 to 15 individuals he knew were minors.
He also had anal/oral sex with a 15-year-old at a cheerleading competition in 2019, and paid a 17-year-old money in exchange for nude photos.
Prosecutors said the Netflix Cheer Star Harris is a danger to the community and asked that he should be held without bond– during Thursday’s court appearance.
Jerry remains in custody pending a detention hearing on Monday morning where he is expected to appear in person.
A U.S. Attorney’s Officer said the crime is punishable by a minimum sentence of 15 years in prison and a maximum of 30 years in prison if Jerry is found guilty.