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Hunterdon County man sentenced to 3 years in prison for endangering the welfare of a child

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Hunterdon County man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of a child, according to acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. William.

On Nov. 25, 2020, Kevin Reedell, 38, of Flemington was arrested and charged with first-degree endangering the welfare of children for encouraging and directing a child to send him videos over the internet in which the child exposes intimate body parts. He was also charged with third-degree possession of child pornography for knowingly viewing videos that depict the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child, Williams said.

Reedell’s arrest followed a referral by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, of which detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office are participating members. The joint investigation was conducted by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s Special Victim Unit and the Flemington Borough Police Department, Williams said.

Reedell pled guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and was sentenced on April 16, by the Honorable Angela Borkowski, J.S.C., to three years in state prison, Williams said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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