A 47-year-old sheriff deputy has been charged with one count of using a minor child to produce sexually explicit images, two counts of attempting to use a minor child to produce sexually explicit images, and one count of attempted online enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.
Alejandro Carmona-Fonseca, 47, of Green Cove Springs, is facing a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years per count and up to a maximum of 30 years in federal prison.
For the fourth count, Carmona-Fonseca faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years and up to a maximum of life in federal prison. In addition, he faces up to a $1 million fine and a potential life term of supervised release. Carmona made his initial appearance in federal court on June 2, 2022, and was ordered detained pending trial.
According to public records, Carmona-Fonseca is currently employed as a deputy with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
Between April 2021 and March 2022, Carmona-Fonseca used a minor to produce or attempt to produce sexually explicit images, according to the indictment,
The indictment also alleges that in March 2022, Carmona-Fonseca attempted to entice an individual he believed to be a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity, that is, to produce sexually explicit images.