CLAYTON, GA – On Oct. 3, Georgia Bureau Investigation (GBI) Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Jake Guffie, 33, on two counts under the Computer or Electronic Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act of 2007.
Guffie allegedly tried to meet a 14-year old girl at the Walmart off of Hwy 441. He began conversing with the girl online. The charges brought against Guffie include 20 years in prison and/or a $25,000 fine.
The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force brought Gufffie in through an undercover, online investigation. Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, the GBI isn’t releasing any additional information at this time.
More than 200 law enforcement officers, criminal justice agencies, and prosecutor offices work together in the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force to assist state and local law enforcement agencies in developing an effective response to cyber enticement and child pornography cases.