Greg McKee, a freshman lineman for the University of Connecticut Huskies football team, was arrested today on charges of obscenity, importing child pornography and promoting a minor in an obscene performance.
McKee, shown here in a recent photo provided by UConn, surrendered to the Connecticut state police and is being held on a $75,000 bail after appearing before a judge at the Rockville Superior Court.
Although the team has declined to release a formal statement on the arrest, they did announce that he had been indefinitely suspended from the team on Tuesday. Without giving a reason, we can only assume that the team’s decision is directly related to the investigation. Which means that this idiot ended his collegiate career with exactly zero minutes on the field. Not exactly Rudy Ruettiger material, if you ask us.
According to the reports, McKee admitted to having roughly 20 images and 20 videos of child porn on his laptop, with the victims ranging between the ages of 8 and 15 years old. He also admitted to downloading child pornography and uploading it to a social site, believing that a man named “Feinmann” would pay him for his actions.
As expected, McKee never received a payment, and is now looking at time behind bars.
The investigation went underway after state police got a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about child pornography being uploaded on the social network site, ning.com. The tip eventually led to McKee, and a search warrant was issued for his dorm room, where the state’s computer crimes unit seized some of his computer equipment.
Both McKee and his public defender could not be reached for comment, but we’re sure that this 18-year-old will have enough alone time to come up something. An apology would be a nice start. After all, the Huskies now have to find somebody else to protect their future quarterback. It’s not like offensive lineman grow on trees.
McKee’s mug shot will be posted in our Mug Shot Gallery as soon as it is obtained.
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