Declouet was arrested on March 15 for five felony counts of distribution of child pornography and six felony counts of sexual exploitation of children after, videos, containing child pornography videos were found on his computer.
In accordance to the plea, 9 other charges will be dismissed and Jeffery Michael Declouet will only serve 3 years in prison and 7 on probation.
Since then nine of those charges have been dismissed as part of Declouet’s plea deal with prosecutors.
ADA Michael Mahoney stated in court that on Aug 27th, 2017 a detective from the Hall County Sheriff’s Office traced an I.P. address of an individual in Cumming who had downloaded child pornography and distributing it through an online BitTorrent network. an investigation by Detective Jeff Roe of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, the suspected I.P. address was traced to an address off of Pebble Creek Trail in south Forsyth, Mahoney said. “stupid, stupid, stupid act,” and saying that he would “give up his right eye” for penance if he could, he whimpered.
After hearing the state rests its case on how they would have been able to find the creep guilty in court by a jury of his peers, Judge David L. Dickinson stated the act of possessing child pornography “despicable”. But then he went on to upheld the recommended sentence of three years in jail followed by seven years of probation.