Jason Musselman, 35, changed his plea to Guilty in Federal Court on November 17, 2022 for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography. Musselman admitted to using a tanning bed to capture images of minors without their knowledge. Musselman plead guilty to Production of Child Pornography, Distribution of Child Pornography and Possession of Material Containing Child Pornography. The remaining four charges were dismissed. Musselman will be sentenced on March 23, 2023.
Jason R. Musselman is facing 15 to 30 years in Federal Prison, up to a lifetime of supervised release and a fine of $250,000. Musselman remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service.
Musselman was originally charged with nine counts of Possession of Child Pornography in January of 2022 in Stark County. The charges were dismissed by the State in March of 2022 when Musselman was indicted in Federal Court. Musselman is charged with recording people, including minors, using a tanning bed in his residence between April 2010 and March 2013.