An eastern Missouri youth counselor has been charged with sending child pornography to an undercover officer.

CLAYTON — An eastern Missouri youth counselor has been charged with sending child pornography to an undercover officer.

Fifty-four-year-old Michael Kreitler, of Byrnes Mill, was charged Tuesday with one count of promoting child pornography. He is jailed on $75,000 cash only bond. No attorney is listed for him in online court records. 

Saint Louis County police said in a news release that he sent links to download hundreds of videos and images of child pornography to the the undercover officer. 

The release said his job as a counseling supervisor with Lutheran Family and Children's Services had him in direct contact with children often, although no other victims are known.