TRENTON - Attorney General
Anne Milgram announced that a Morris County
man pleaded guilty today to distributing
child pornography on the Internet. The defendant
was among more than three dozen people arrested
in October 2007 as part of “Operation
Silent Shield,” an investigation that
targeted offenders who distributed known
images and videos of child pornography via
At the guilty plea hearing,
Alberto Camacho, 44, of Pompton Plains,
pleaded guilty before Superior Court Judge
Thomas V. Manahan in Morris County to second-degree
distribution of child pornography and fourth-degree
possession of child pornography. In pleading
guilty, Camacho admitted that between July
and September 2007, he knowingly used Internet
file sharing software to make multiple files
containing child pornography readily available
for any other user to download from a designated
“shared folder” on his computer.
girlfriend, Joan Lamb, 45, also pleaded
guilty today to fourth-degree possession
of child pornography.
The state will recommend
a sentence of three years in state prison
for Camacho and a probationary sentence
for Lamb. Lamb is scheduled for sentencing
on Dec. 12, and Camacho is scheduled for
sentencing on Jan. 2.
A search warrant executed
by the New Jersey State Police on Sept.
24, 2007 revealed evidence of child pornography
on Lamb’s computer. Camacho admitted
that he was the one to create the “shared
The Digital Technology Investigation
Unit of the New Jersey State Police coordinated
the investigation. Deputy Attorney General
Betty Rodriguez represented the Division
of Criminal Justice at the guilty plea hearing.