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For Immediate Release:

December 9, 2021

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of SKYLER U. SUTTER (DOB: 2/21/2003; single; restaurant server) of 217 Wayfair Circle, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey on charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of SKYLER U. SUTTER during the course of a months-long Internet child pornography investigation. The investigation revealed that SUTTER used the Internet to view, download, possess and distribute files depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent children.

As a result of the investigation, SUTTER was arrested on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in Paramus, New Jersey and charged with one count of second-degree distribution of child pornography, N.J.S.A 2C:24-4b(5)(a); and one count of third-degree possession of child pornography, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4(b)5(b)iii. SUTTER was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Prosecutor Musella thanks the Franklin Lakes Police Department for its assistance, as well as the Lyndhurst Police Department and Bergen County Sheriff’s Office which participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.