March 21, 2023

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

Kitna posted $80,000 bail and left the Alachua County Jail Thursday night time, the day after he was arrested on 5 baby pornography prices, together with portraying an underage girl 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 dwelling along 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 through video hyperlink. Kitna was visibly distraught throughout the 75-minute trial, at one level sobbing into his arms when his mom Jennifer requested Rawls to put her son of their care.

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

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.

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