HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of
Pennsylvania announced that Craig Killmeyer, age 56, of Greencastle, Pennsylvania, was
sentenced yesterday to five years’ imprisonment to be followed by ten years of supervised
release, by Chief U.S District Court Judge John E. Jones III, for receiving and distributing child
According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Killmeyer previously
admitted to receiving and distributing images of child pornography between December 2017 and
December 2018. Killmeyer used Kik Messenger to send and receive the images.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S.
Attorney Carlo D. Marchioli and former Assistant U.S. Attorney James T. Clancy prosecuted the
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched
in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual
exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s
Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and
local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and
to identify and rescue victims.
For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit
www.usdoj.gov/psc. For more information about internet safety education, please visit
www.usdoj.gov/psc and click on the tab “resources.”