Department of Justice Announces Child Pornography Charges Against Bel Air Resident

MEDIA RELEASE

DATE: March 1, 2021
RE: Federal criminal complaint charging Donald Hildebrandt

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, Homeland Security Investigations, the Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office in announcing the filing of a federal complaint against Donald Hildebrandt of Bel Air, Maryland for charges of possession and production of child pornography.

The full press release from the Department of Justice may be viewed here:

https://www.justice.gov/usaomd/pr/baltimore-police-swat-officer-facing-federal-charges-possession-and-production-child

In announcing his support for the charges, which were developed following an investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children task force (ICAC), the Harford County Child Advocacy Center (CAC), and federal law enforcement partners, Mr. Peisinger stated: “I am thankful for the collaboration and cooperation amongst our partners that resulted in these charges.” Mr. Peisinger further added, “Today’s federal complaint serves as a reminder that crimes against our most vulnerable of victims will result in the strongest of responses.”