Buford, Georgia: The Gwinnett Police Department just announced on Thursday, December 23, two arrests that had been made by their Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce stemming from an investigation that began in September.
According to their statement, they were notified by the Arlington Police Department in Texas about an investigation they were conducting which appeared to have ties to Gwinnett.
Their investigation led them to a residence in Buford, Georgia which belonged to 20-year-old Gesart Hoxha. At that residence, officers located "large sums of cash" and "explicit photos of the victim."
At this time, investigators believe that Hoxha had arranged for the 12-year-old girl to fly from Texas to Georgia with the assistance of her mother, 43-year-old Adrienne Klein.
Klein was located in Gulf Breeze, Florida and arrested on charges of enticing a child for indecent purposes and cruelty to children in the second degree. Klein was booked into the Santa Rosa County jail in Florida on December 14 where she remains without bond. She is awaiting extradition to Georgia.
Hoxha was arrested on November 5 and charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes, child molestation, statutory rape and use of a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for visual medium. He was released on bond on December 15.
Hoxha is additionally facing a charge of indecency with a child by sexual contact in Arlington, Texas.