Moore also faces 11 felony charges in Detroit, where prosecutors allege he sexually assaulted three girls from 2011 to 2017. News outlets are reporting that the victim in the video has been located and is safe.
The video, uploaded and shared online, depicted a young girl that appeared to be between 4 to 6 years of age performing oral sex on an adult male. Although thousands of people have share the video in an effort to identify the suspect, authorities are reminding people that sharing the video is also a child sex crime.
The state and federal investigation into the case is ongoing. Investigators say the children were left in his auto while their mother was working.
Memphis police say if a pornographic image shows up on your page, you need to contact Facebook immediately and delete it from your account.
Police in Alabama have the man they believe was behind a sickening video being spread on Facebook in custody.
Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force say Moore will be transported to the Elmore County Detention Facility Tuesday evening. The video depicted Moore's assault of a girl younger than 13.
Moore, who lives in the Millbrook area, turned himself into Millbrook police about 2:30 a.m. ICAC Lt. Brooke Walker said the media blitz Monday night led to his surrender.
This video has been shared widely on social media. Do not share it, as criminal charges may result. Montgomery Police arrested Jerrell Washington, 42, with one count each of possession and dissemination of child pornography, the department said Monday, and he is being held under $100,000 bond.
"We do not allow the sharing of child exploitative images on Facebook or Messenger - even to express outrage". Germaine Moore, 44, is now being held at Elmore County Jail.
Police said the child in the video possessed great similarities with the one who visited the St Clair Police Station with her mother last Thursday, with subtle differences.