Forsyth County deputies charge man with 5 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A man faces multiple charges of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor out of Forsyth County, according to the sheriff’s office.
Michael James Geitner, 36, was arrested Thursday and charged with five counts of the crime.
Third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, defined by statute, means a person, knowing the character or content of the material, possesses material that contains a visual representation of a minor engaging in sexual activity.
Following a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, investigators with the sheriff’s office and the State Bureau of Investigation searched a home at 6220 Highland Brooke Drive.
Geitner was confined to the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center with a $100,000 secured bond.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 727-2112.