So. Bay Man’s Child Porn Conviction Tossed; Girl’s Face On Photo Legal

MILPITAS (CBS/AP) — A San Jose appeals court has overturned the child porn conviction of a Milpitas man who pasted his 13-year-old daughter’s head on sexual images.

The Sixth District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday that the photos found on Joseph Gerber’s computer may have been repugnant but they don’t violate the state’s law against possessing child porn because his daughter didn’t actually engage in or simulate a sex act.

The court also struck down two of Gerber’s three convictions for furnishing his daughter with drugs, although he can be retried on those counts.

Prosecutors said Gerber gave his daughter marijuana and cocaine during visits and used a computer to place her head on pornographic images.

He was convicted in 2009 and sentenced to nearly 13 ½ years in prison.

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  1. sfcare says:

    if you ask me? he is not fit to be a “father” has anybody in child sevices? question? this under age girl? RED FLAG SCREAMS AT THIS ONE! FROM HELL IT SELF!!!!

  2. appalled says:

    I agree with sfcare. How can a “father” ( and I use the term loosely) have the b***s to give his 13 yr old marijuana let alone cocaine? And to paste her head onto pornographic material? We’re not allowed to post what he is.

  3. tim says:

    an electric cattle prod should be shoved up his ass and cranked up to full voltage..
    what a pos.

  4. Appalled 2 says:

    The judge must have something to hide himself. Why on earth would he throw it out of court? That is so horrible.I agree with appalled and sfcare.

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