Prosecutors: Registered sex offender had hundreds of lewd photos, videos of children

Prosecutors say Keith Schoelermann, 29, had hundreds of lewd photos and videos of children.

News 12 Staff

May 20, 2022, 10:03 PM

Updated 693 days ago

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A registered sex offender accused of possessing child porn was in court Friday.
Prosecutors say Keith Schoelermann, 29, had hundreds of lewd photos and videos of children.
Schoelermann was having a routine check when the evidence was found, according to police.
Prosecutors in court said he had a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, which was not registered to him, where they found hundreds of pornographic images of children.
Police also obtained a search warrant for his home on Grove Road in Mastic Beach following the discovery.
Schoelermann faces a mandatory seven-year imprisonment if convicted on the top charge.
The charges he faces include possessing a sexual performance of a child and promoting a sexual performance of a child.
Schoelermann was held on $200,000 cash and $500,000 bond.
He is due back in court on May 24.


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