CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — A 39-year-old Fredericksburg man accused of facilitating the exchange of nude photos between a young teen and the star of an exotic animal show geared for children has agreed to plead guilty to an enticement charge.
The Des Moines Register reported (http://dmreg.co/2razSsy ) Friday that Christopher Charles Kaiser agreed to plead to the state charge in lieu of a federal charge filed against him last year.
Prosecutors say Kaiser helped arrange the photos and sexual encounters between the victim and co-defendant Barry Dean Devoll, who went by “Bixby” in Bixby’s Aussie Adventure, an exotic animal program at Adventureland Amusement Park.
The 33-year-old Devoll has pleaded guilty to a federal count of attempted enticement of a minor and faces 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced.
Records show Kaiser is the director of Blue Trunk Educational Series and Devoll is the charity’s president.
Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com