On Thursday, July 27, 2023, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Detectives with the Special Victims Unit (SVU), received multiple ICAC tips (internet crimes against children) from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. The ICAC tips indicated that child sexual abuse material (CSAM) had been uploaded at a residence in southern Alamance County.
During the investigation, SVU Detectives discovered that the suspect, Jeffrey Simmons, had allegedly uploaded CSAM (Child Sexual Abuse Material) to an IMGUR account. IMGUR is an image hosting, image sharing web-based platform.
On Wednesday, August 16, 2023, SVU Detectives conducted a search warrant at Mr. Simmons’ residence. During the execution of the search warrant, Detectives were able to establish probable cause to arrest and charge Mr. Simmons. Mr. Simmons was transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.
Defendant: Jeffrey Matthew Simmons W/M/42
Address: Snow Camp, NC
Charges: 2cts: Felony 2nd Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
Bond: $50,000 secured