March 31, 2023

Hours after being launched from jail, UF quarterback Jalen Kitna is now not on the Gators roster following his current arrest for youngster pornography.

Kitna posted $80,000 bail and left the Alachua County Jail Thursday night time, the day after he was arrested on 5 youngster pornography fees, together with portraying an underage lady and an grownup male.

Eighth Circuit Choose Mechon T. Rawls set bail and denied Kitna future Web entry or unsupervised contact with minors underneath the age of 18.

The 19-year-old returned house together with his household to Burleson, Texas, the place he was a 3-star rookie signed with the Gators in 2021.

Kitna appeared on Thursday on the county courthouse, the place his listening to was broadcast by way of video hyperlink. Kitna was visibly distraught in the course of the 75-minute trial, at one level sobbing into his arms when his mom Jennifer requested Rawls to position her son of their care.

Jennifer and John Kitna, a former NFL quarterback, promised to take care of their son at their Texas house and accompany him to Gainesville for future court docket appearances.

Gainesville legal professional Ron Kozlowski had no timetable for his consumer’s anticipated launch or subsequent steps within the state’s case towards him.

Kitna is charged with two counts of second-degree felony for distribution of kid exploitation materials, every with a $25,000 bail, and three counts of possession of kid pornography, every with a $10,000 bail.

This text first appeared on Write to Edgar Thompson at or observe him on Twitter at @osgators.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *