Two Monmouth County men have been indicted on a number of charges including the possession and distribution of child porn.

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A Monmouth County Grand Jury handed up an eleven-count Indictment charging Brandon Pascoe, 36, of Keyport and Craig Reeves, 31, of Long Branch with conspiracy to distribute child sexual exploitation material, distribution of child sexual exploitation material and other related charges, Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

Both men were charged following an investigation that began in 2018 being handled by the Department of Corrections, the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, the Keansburg Police Department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office which learned that Pascoe allegedly directed Reeves to send him images of child sexual exploitation through an email system.

Police later learned that Pascoe had over 1000 images of child sexual exploitation in his possession.

As a result of that discovery, Pascoe is also being charged with two additional charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and a charge of Luring based on conversations he allegedly engaged in with a child to whom he had a known relationship.

Pascoe was indicted by the Monmouth County Grand Jury on one count of second degree Conspiracy to Distribute Child Sexual Exploitation Material, second degree Distribution of Child Sexual Exploitation Material, second degree Possession with Intent to Distribute Child Sexual Exploitation Material, second degree Possession of Child Sexual Exploitation Material, third degree Possession of Child Sexual Exploitation Material Over 1000 Images, second degree Luring, second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, fourth degree Tampering with Physical Evidence and fourth degree Obstruction.

Pascoe faces up to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison on each of the 2nd degree charges, up to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison on each third degree charge and up to 18 months New Jersey State Prison on the fourth degree charges.

If convicted, he will also be required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Megan’s Law and be placed on Parole Supervision for Life.

Reeves was indicted by the Monmouth County Grand Jury on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Child Sexual Exploitation Material, second degree; Distribution of Child Sexual Exploitation Material, second degree and third degree Possession of Child Sexual Exploitation Material, third degree.

He faces up to 10 years New Jersey State Prison on each of the second degree crimes, and up to five years New Jersey State Prison on the third degree crime.

If convicted of Distribution of Child Sexual Exploitation Material, Reeves will be required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Megan’s Law and be placed on Parole Supervision for Life.

Prosecutor Gramiccioni said Pascoe's girlfriend, Amy Smith 51, of Keyport, was also indicted on charges of fourth degree Tampering with Physical Evidence, fourth degree Obstruction and fourth degree Hindering Apprehension of Another.

She faces up to 18 months in a New Jersey State Prison on each of the fourth degree charges.

Pascoe is represented by Michael Rosas, Esq. of Rosas & Cirigliano, Iselin, New Jersey

Reeves is represented by Lisa Maglone, Esq. of Freehold, New Jersey.

Amy Smith has no representation listed at this time.

The case is assigned to Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutors Stephanie Dugan and Ellyn Rajfer.

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