WARSAW — A Warsaw man was sentenced in Kosciusko Superior Court 1 Monday, Aug. 23, after a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in 2020 led to his arrest.
George V. Glaser, 43, 3210 Old Colony Road, Warsaw, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, a level 6 felony.
In November 2020, after receiving a cyber tip from NCMEC, detectives with the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, with assistance from Warsaw Police, served a search warrant at Glaser’s address.
As a result of the investigation, Glaser was arrested and taken to the Kosciusko County Jail on four preliminary charges of possession of child pornography, all level 6 felonies.
On Monday, Glaser’s attorney, Antony Garza, told Judge Karin McGrath that Glaser has no criminal history, is employed, is in counseling with LifeTouch Ministries and has accepted responsibility for his actions.
“In the big scheme of things, this may not be the worse thing I’ve ever seen, but I find it reprehensible,” McGrath said.
According to the plea agreement, another charge was dismissed.
McGrath sentenced Glaser to 18 months at the Kosciusko County Jail. Nine months of that time was suspended and ordered to be served on formal probation. McGrath said she is not opposed to the executed nine months being served through Community Corrections. She also ordered that Glaser serve 10 days in the Kosciusko County Jail.
“It happened more than one time. I find that problematic. I hope the lesson was learned from this experience,” McGrath said. “This is not a victimless crime.”
Glaser has been ordered to submit to an evaluation and any treatment recommended by probation.
Glaser’s computer and other electronic devices will be monitored during the period of time he is on probation. He will also be required to register as a sex offender.