Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the arrest and the return of an indictment charging Andrew Lynn Overheul (43, Orange Park) with six counts of producing and attempting to produce child sexual abuse files. If convicted, Overheul faces a minimum mandatory 15 years, up to 180 years, in federal prison. The indictment also notifies Overheul that the United States intends to forfeit electronic devices used in the commission of the charged offenses. Overheul has been ordered detained pending a trial scheduled for the June 2023 trial term.
An indictment is merely a formal charge that a defendant has committed one or more violations of federal criminal law, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless, and until, proven guilty.
This case was investigated by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the Northeast Florida (NEFL) INTERCEPT Task Force. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kelly S. Karase.
This case is brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.
Originally published at https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdfl/pr/clay-county-softball-coach-indicted-producing-sexually-explicit-images-and-videos