Two people have been arrested in Bartow County on possession of child pornography charges.
According to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap:
A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Investigator was forwarded a tip from the GBI’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit concerning child pornography being downloaded by Christopher Love and Erin Rafferty in Euharlee.
Within a couple days of receiving the GBI tip, Bartow County Criminal Investigators were also contacted by a citizen in the county concerning the possession of child pornography by the same people.
On Monday, Dec. 21 another tip came in that there was possibly a juvenile in the neighborhood that was or would soon be in danger of being sexually exploited by the couple.
A search warrant for their house, 276 Milam Bridge Rd Lot 21 was executed on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at approximately 4:20 p.m by Bartow County investigators and an agent with Homeland Security.
Love and Rafferty both admitted to downloading and watching child pornography together.
They were arrested and transported to the Bartow County Jail without incident. Both Love and Rafferty are currently being held in the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Jail without a bond.
Love was charged with 13 counts sexual exploitation of a child and one count possession of meth. Rafferty was charged with 13 counts party to a crime sexual exploitation of a child and one count of possession of meth.
The investigation is on going at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office at 770-382-5050 ext. 6067.