TO UPDATE: According to a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Justice Jerry Harris pleaded not guilty to seven sex crimes during a virtual court appearance on Thursday, December 17.
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Federal prosecutors have brought additional charges against cheer star Jerry Harris, adding to a previous child pornography production crime.
In a new seven-count indictment filed on Thursday, December 10th, the Netflix docu series cast member has full name Jeremiah Harriswas charged with sex crimes allegedly involving five minors. If convicted, he faces 15 to 30 years in prison. Harris, 21, has remained behind bars since his arrest in Chicago in September.
Harris has been accused of receiving and attempting child pornography and four cases of minors “behaving sexually explicit” to produce, use, persuade, induce and mislead child pornography. The offenses allegedly took place between December 2018 and last August in Harris’ hometown of Naperville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago and in Corsicana, Texas, home of Navarro College, where Harris was a student and a member of the school’s cheerleading team featured in Netflix’s Cheer.