Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Police Arrest Daycare Worker On Molestation Charges

A 21 year-old daycare worker from Florissant Missouri, has been jailed for molesting two boys.

Police arrested Daniel Scanlon after they were initially tipped off by the CyberTipline who initially received a report from someone who received an image that contained child pornography. The picture in question was that of Daniel Scanlon and an eight-year-old neighbor of his.

According to investigators, Scanlon, who worked as a kitchen helper at a local daycare center, admitted to victimizing several children. Police have said that they identified four children who were abused by him.

Scanlon is alleged to have sexually abused the boys between June of 2006 and May of 2007 at his home. Police believe more victims will be located as their investigation deepens.

Besides the above profile, it appears that someone living in a 5 mile stretch of Florissant by the name of "Daniel Scanlon" maintained several other profiles.

To view those click here.

Crossposted via main site

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Man Busted In Net Predator Sting

Suspect actually chatting with undercover officer:

South Carolina state police have arrested a 35-year-old Simpsonville man after he allegedly solicited sex from someone whom he believed to a be a 12-year-old girl.

The suspect, Michael L. Pellett Jr., was arrested on Friday from incidents that purportedly began in late December of 2006.

Thankfully, like so many of these cases, Pellett wasn't really corresponding with a 12-year-old girl but instead an undercover officer posing as the minor.

Pellett is facing criminal solicitation charges and two counts of disseminating harmful material to a minor.

MySpace Contact Leads To Arrest

Police took over profile of girl, 13:

A Pennsburg Pennsylvania man was jailed over the weekend after he met up with someone whom he believed to be a 13-year-old girl through MySpace.

Michael Williams, 19, was charged with criminal sexual contact after allegedly meeting up with the undercover officer who was posing as the girl.

Police were originally tipped off after a mother contacted them about her daughter meeting up with Williams earlier this month.

Detectives then posed as that same girl and began to contact Williams through his MySpace profile where he was ultimately arrested.

He has since posted bail.

Man Arrested In MySpace Sex Case

Suspect arrested on child luring charges:

A Nevada man has been arrested on statutory sexual seduction charges after allegedly luring girls through MySpace.

Angel Levya, 22, of Sparks, is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl multiple times as well as soliciting her and two others girls to send him suggestive photos of themselves to him.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Police Say Zachary Harding Is Not Only A Babysitter...

But also a child molester:

A babysitter has been arrested in his home state of Nevada for allegedly molesting a 5-year-old.

Zachary R. Harding, 18, was arrested at his residence in Virginia City. Police interviewed the boy, after parents called police upon learning of the allegations.

A search warrant was issued for Harding's computer, where they recovered thousands of images and videos of child pornography, including ages as young as 6 months.

The self-employed web designer's whose website can be found here, is currently in jail awaiting 100,000 bail.

I should note, please if anyone lifts this information or what I really mean is his MySpace profile, it would be nice to be credited for it. After all, this story is over a week old and his profile is nowhere to be linked via anywhere on the web.

Until now...

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Murder-Suicide Leaves Two Dead

Shawn Wolf murder's innocent girlfriend:

Police in New York believe an apparent murder/suicide took place yesterday morning at the murderer's home in Ransomville.

According to deputies Shawn Wolf, 19, shot and killed his girlfriend, 18-year-old Kari Gorman, after the two were having having relationship problems for some time. Wolf then drove off to a cemetery where is father was buried and shot and killed himself.

Police found the lifeless body of Gorman at Wolf's home after his mother called 911 while overhearing an argument that took place in his room.

Friends of the victim spoke to a television news source saying that the two had problems the whole time, but she was never able to get rid of him because he would go crazy.

"I'll never get to see (her) again because of a high school relationship," said another.

Yup, that's exactly it...a high school relationship. Amazing, it makes me sick to see all the goosey comments posted on the now dead killer's above MySpace profile. If your going to go, go out on your own, ok? Please for the love of God, stop taking your girlfriends, wives and children.

As for Kari Gorman may she rest in peace to be with her maker.

MP3 Player Leads To Child Rape Charges

Donald Zeller admits it all, say police:

A Washington man who sold his MP3 player on Cragislist has been arrested after it contained child pornography.

Donald Joe Zeller, of Longview, was arrested on Wednesday after the buyer of the MP3 player called police.

Police say that Zeller admitted sexually assaulting a 14-year-old foster child who was living in the family home at the time. He also had sexual contact with his dog.

Donald Zeller is currently behind held on child rape charges, indecent exposure and possession of child pornography.

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Man Arrested In Rape Of Girl, 13

Police fear more victims possible:

A man wanted In Nebraska in connection with a child rape case has been arrested in his home state of Utah for similar charges.

Jonathan Simmons, 28, of Syracuse, was arrested after police say he had a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl.

Simmons was jailed after police received information from both the parents of the girl and an alert tipster.

Investigators in the case then turned up e-mails and other evidence suggesting there may be more victims that he met through the Internet.

Police Officer Arrested In Child Sex Sting

Conversations lasted two months:

Police in Colorado have arrested one of their own for allegedly soliciting sex from someone whom he believed to be a minor.

State Patrol Office Justin Tolman, 22, is accused of sending pornographic pictures and making sexual comments to an undercover officer who was posing as a 14-year-old girl.

Amazingly, one of the pictures Tolman sent to the "girl" was him dressed in full uniform and standing next to his patrol vehicle.

He is currently in jail and being held without bond.

Mom Charged With Killing Baby Son

Baby found wrapped in sheets:

A 20-year-old British mother has been accused of killing her newborn son in a hotel room.

Leah Andrew, of London, was charged with murder after police found the dead baby wrapped in sheets at the hotel room in Malia.

A coroner said the baby showed signs of suffocation.

Andrew's two other children are currently being looked after by her parents.

Man Who Thought He Was Jesus Held Family Hostage

"Jesus" planned to take off in pickup truck:

A man who claimed he was the reincarnation of Jesus Christ has been jailed after he held his family hostage.

Venel Piervil, 24, of Mount Dora, was charged with kidnapping after holding his mother and two sisters, ages 13 and 7 hostage with a machete.

Police say when Venel left the room to go lock the garage, the mother ran down the street to call police. The suspect allegedly then chased her with a machete but couldn't find her.

He is currently being held in lieu of $250,000 bond.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Man Busted In Net Sex Sting

A Michigan man has been arrested in an Internet sex sting after police posed as minors looking for Internet predators.

Kirk Allen Nagy, of Romulus, was arrested after allegedly soliciting someone whom he believed to minor. Police say, the suspect used a webcam to show his private part to a child online.

Besides the above profile, Kirk Nagy also maintained another Mypace profile found here.

Crossposted on main site

Teen Charged With Child Molestation

Police believe there may be more victims:

A 19-year-old Washington teen is in police custody after being arrested on child molestation charges.

Dashaun C. Woodruff, of Silverdale, is accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl. Police say that both Woodruff and the alleged vicitm are acquaintances.

Police are also interviewing another child who may have been abused by Woodruff.

Anyone with information is asked to contact either Detective Ron Trogdon at (360) 337-5613, or Detective Chad Birkenfeld at (360) 337-5619.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call CrimeStoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

MySpace Contact Leads To Arrest

Alert mother tipped off police:

A Wisconsin man has been jailed after police say he was soliciting sex from a 15-year-old girl through MySpace.

Anythony Garrity, 22, of Webster, was arrested when the girl's mother checked her daughter's MySpace profile and proceeded to read some of the conversations that the two were having.

Disgusted, the mother called police who then set up a sting posing as the girl online. Eventually, he was lured to a gas station not far from police headquarters where he was subsequently arrested.

If convicted, he could face up to three years in jail.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

911 Worker Charged In Child Porn Case

Police find images of man's own daughter:

A 911 administrator in West Virgina has been arrested after police recovered images of child pornography at his home.

James Curtis Sorgman, 49, of South Charleston, was jailed after police served a search warrant at his residence where they found images of young girls and even some of his own daughter.

According to a police, Sorgman admitted that he had downloaded child pornography and took the pictures of his daughter when she was between 12 and 14.

He was relived of duty following his arrest on Monday. Previously, he had working at the 911 call center for 16 years.

Teen Charged In Sexual Assault Of Girl, 10

Suspect couldn't stop smiling in court:

A Lansing Michigan teenager has been charged with the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.

Xavier Bryant, 17, will stand trial even though a kidnapping charge had been dropped on Monday. He was arrested after an amber alert was issued and the victim was found ok.

Authorities suggest that sometime on June 17th Bryant engaged in oral sex with the girl.

He faces up to life and prison and is currently being held in lieu of $150,000 bond.

Woman Convicted In Rape Of Boy, 11

Dana to be sentenced in August:

Last year, I told you about the case of 28-year-old Carrie Dana here and here. If you remember correctly she was the woman who had been accused of having sex with an 11-year-old boy.

During Dana's trial, her attorney, in perhaps one of the sleaziest moves ever displayed in a courtroom, tried to convince the jury that she was the victim because of the boy's intense obsession with her.

On Monday, a jury disagreed and returned a guilty verdict convicting her on rape charges.

Sentencing in the case is set for late August.

Carrie Dana had two MySpace profiles found here and here.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Police: Man Wanted Sex From Mom And Children

Michael Stratton admits it all:

Police in Indiana have arrested an Evansville man after he drove over 400 miles to have sex with an 8-year-old boy, a 10-year-old girl and their mother.

Michael A. Stratton, 26, had purportedly been chatting with an undercover officer posing as a "mother" who was offering herself as well as her kids for sex.

Stratton, who was looking for "a deeper kind of love" with children had been chatting online with the officer about his various interest in sex with kids, animals and incest in an attempt to persuade her.

He has since admitted to charges, according to court documents.

Sick, huh? These kinds of stories always make me want to vomit, even worse is Stratton's above MySpace profile which reads "Ready for some Fun!!!"

I'll go ahead now and publish this as I shake my head at the world and run for the toilet.

MySpace Contact Leads To Trouble For Navy Recruiter

Suspect served 3 tours of duty in Iraq:

Prosecutors in the state of California have charged Ulises Vazquez Urbinais, 28, of Garden Grove with statutory rape after police say he had sex with a minor that he had been corresponding with on MySpace.

Initally, Urbinais a U.S Navy recruiter, is alleged to have met the girl at a high school where he was assigned as a recruiter there.

Police say that is when he gave his card to the girl, where thereafter they began corresponding through MySpace and ultimately wound up at a motel together.

I was able to locate a MySpace profile for Urbinais but I have made the decision not to post it.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Man Arrested In Net Sex Sting

Girl turns out to be detective posing as minor:

A 52-year-old Arkansas man has been arrested after police say he set up a meeting with a 14-year-old girl through the Internet with the intentions of having sex with her.

A Detective posed as the girl while chatting with Ellis Trice, of Little Rock. He was arrested after walking to the door where the alleged meeting was planned to take place.

Trice has since entered a not guilty plea.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Teen Faces Sex Assault Charges

Suspect free on $10,000 bond:

A Wisconsin teenager is facing sexual assault charges after a girl told police that Colin Bradley, 17, pulled her onto a floor and molested her.

The complaint alleges that Bradley, of Madison, put his hands down the victims pants even after she pushed him away and told him no.

Police responded after a fight broke out at the residence and the girl's brother was upset that his sister had been raped.

Magician Arrested For Child Molestation

Suspect may have taken pictures, say police:

A Self proclaimed magician from Georgia was arrested on Thursday, after police charged him with molestation of a child.

According to police, Jeffery Alan Wasley, from Kennesaw, approached a 7-year old boy and his 4-year-old brother in a bathroom at a local Target store where he inappropriately touched the 7-year old. They also say he may have taken pictures.

If you have information about the case, police ask that you call the following number: 770-801-3470.

Besides the above profile, Wasley, who often called himself "Magic Jeff" maintained a personal website and even though it now gives an error, provides an insight into his site, click here to view it.

A list of his videos can be found via this Youtube link.

Man Kidnaps, Kills Wife Then Self

With his face painted, and dressed in camouflage as well as armed with a shotgun and a knife, Danlee Mead drug his estranged wife, Jessica, out of her parent's home and into the woods where allegedly he shot her multiple times eventually pulling the gun on himself as well.

That's what Michigan police say happened Thursday night in densely populated area of Ferry Township.

Oceana County Sheriff's Lt Tim Priese stated that Danlee who had recently broke up with his wife this past memorial day, had parked his vehicle behind the home, broke into the house, stole the shotgun and then waited for her to arrive.

Upon arriving home with family members, Mead confronted Jessica which is when he drug her out into the wooded area and shot her death.

Later that day, officers found the lifeless body of Jessica Mead behind the house and later found Danlee's body nearly 4,000 feet from her.

For some time now, Danlee Mead had been using MySpace to release his sadness with how his life had turned out recently, in fact the day before the murder-suicide took place, he wrote "Dan is going to have a hard day today" in reference to missing his son's birthday.

He also wrote a blog entry entitled "Saying Goodbye", writing "I love you and will miss you with all my heart".

But there was also a dark side to Danlee MySpace postings, on an archived version of his MySpace profile, seen here, He wrote:

Far different from how his MySpace had looked on Thursday:

Perhaps the scariest of all his writings was the following:

From only my observation, it appears that Danlee had probably been thinking about this for some time.

According to Department of Corrections Web site, Mr. Mead had already stacked up quite a lengthy criminal history.

Danlee Brigg Mead, one for the books. A selfish fool, with a bubble bursted ego, who not only took the children's mother away from them, but foolishly neglected the thought that he was also talking their father away from them as well.

May he burn in hell for an eternity.

Crossposted on main site.

Gash Pleads Guilty In Plot To Steal Baby

Previously met victim on MySpace:

Last year I told you about the the case of Lauren Gash and Alisa Betts here and here.

Previously, both girl were arrested when they sprayed a pregnant women (whom they had met on MySpace) with pepper spray, kidnapped her and then took her to a motel.

Allegedly, there the plan was to cut the baby from her womb, steal the child and then possibly leave the pregnant woman there to die.

After initially entering a not guilty plea, Lauren Gash changed her mind after confessing to her role in the failed plot to steal the child.

She has been charged with kidnapping, assault and felonious restraint and is scheduled to be sentenced in August.

Meanwhile, Betts, won't have her day in court until October.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Police Make Arrest In Child Pornography Case

Suspect Held On $50,000 Bond:

Police in Missouri have arrested a St. Joseph man on charges that he possessed child pornography.

26-year-old Chad Sears was arrested after officers issued a search warrant.

Besides the above profile Mr. Sears maintained another one for his thrash band which can be found here.

Man Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges

Suspect Extradited After Police Learn Of Warrant:

A Texas man was arrested in Louisiana after being charged with sexual assault of a child.

Corey Parish, 26, of Hudson, was apprehended by police on unrelated charges after it was discovered there was a warrant out for him in Texas.

Bond was set at $50,000.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Internet Sex Sting Nabs Suspects

William Bittenbender, Brian Smith, and Robert C. Izzo all have one thing in common:

They were all recently arrested during an Internet sex sting in which all 3 men allegedly solicited sex from individuals whom they believed to be minors.

Now police are stacking up serious charges on the three:

William J. Bittenbender: Attempted endangering the welfare of a minor.

Brian M. Smith: Attempted sexual assault, attempted endangering the welfare of a minor.

Robert C. Izzo: Attempted distribution of obscenity to a minor, attempted sexual assault, and attempted endangering the welfare of a minor.

A total of 6 people were arrested, but I could only locate MySpace profiles for the above 3.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Man Charged In Child Sex Crimes Case

Police looking for possible victims:

Police in California have arrested a 20-year-old man on possession of child pornorgaphy and molestation charges.

Christopher Matthew Merrill, of Rocklin, was arrested on Monday after police conducted a search at his residence where they discovered child pornography.

Police say he was a also frequent visitor at a local skate park in Rocklin and may have befriended local teenagers there.

They encourage anyone with any information on Merrill to contact them at the following number (916) 625-5407.

As you can tell from the above Myspace profile, Merrill indeed has quite a few underaged boys listed as friends and his pictures are just downright scary, I'm not even kidding.

Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Girl From MySpace

Suspect held on $150,000 bail:

Police in New Jersey have arrested a Plainsboro man after they say he lured a 13-year-old girl over MySpace for a sexual relationship.

Derek McDonough, 28, has been charged with sexual assault, luring and enticing a child, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact.

The case started after the girl's parents became suspicious of her online activity and called police. After interviewing the girl, investigators arrested Derek McDonough.

Man Sentenced In MySpace Case

Suspect receives probation, no jail:

Back in 2006 I told you about the case of Mark Pauga here and here.

To refresh your memory, he was the man who police who originally accused of assaulting a teenage boy that he had met on MySpace.

Yesterday, Pauga was sentenced to 100 hours of public service and a $1,500 fine, he will also serve two years of probation and avoid jail.

Prosecutors had reduced the charges because they were only able to prove at least one of them.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Sex Offender Arrested After MySpace Use

Until caught, sex offender continued to enjoy MySpace:

Michael Mongaeu, a 34-year-old registered sex offender, has been charged with violation of probation after he allegedly used MySpace to meet various young men on the site.

His attorney, stated that Mr. Mongaeu had nothing to do with setting up the actual account and that it was his sister who created the MySpace because he was lonely.

Apparently, Michael did not have a computer so the she allegedly supplied him with pictures of his MySpace friends all of which were between the ages of 16 and 18.

In accordance to his probational officer's wishes, he deleted his profile but was screwed anyway in the end because he was found in different state with another man.

The conclusion here is obvious, a warrant was put out and he was subsequently arrested.

That really only makes sense, because Michael and computers don't exactly connect together, after all it was an Internet meeting with a 15-year old that got him on the sex offender registry to being with.

Police: Man Admits To Rape Of Girl, 5

More victims expected:

Police in Tennessee have arrested an Elizabethton man on 30 counts of child rape.

Scott Lee Honeycutt, 26, was interviewed by police and later confessed to raping a 5-year-old girl and admitted that he had molested other children as well.

Police were informed of the situation when the little girl told her mother about what had happened.

Upon learning, the mother grabbed a gun and planned to shoot him, but her husband took the gun away from her and called police.

Investigators say Honeycutt looked for children within his own family.

Man Busted In Cyber Sex Sting

Two hour chat gets suspect jail time:

After just two hours of chatting on the internet with a 13-year-old girl, Jordan Robert Hicks drove from his home in Townsville, South Carolina, to Walhalla to meet up with a child, presumeably for sex.

Thankfully, like so many of these types of cases the girl turned out to be an undercover officer posing as a minor.

Sgt. Casey Bowling, who posed as the girl to catch Hicks, stated it was his fastest arrest ever for a case like this.

Hicks has been charged with criminal solicitation of a minor and attempted criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Man Charged In Child Pornography Case

Images of children as young as two found:

An investigation into child pornography swapping via the net has resulted in the arrest of a 21-year-old Texas man.

Benjamin Sellers, of Humble, was charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.

According to investigators, 880 images were found on one single search of Seller's computer, among them being children ages just 2-7.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Police: Teen Lured Via MySpace

Suspect picked up girl and off they drove:

A 26-year old Iowa man has been arrested and charged with harboring a runaway and could face more trouble as police continue their investigation.

The suspect, Matthew Gardner, is accused of picking the 16-year-old girl up at her grandmother's home this past Friday. Police say they found the two the following day 70 miles away.

Matthew Gardner has 4 MySpace profiles, all listed here and on one of them he identifies himself as Shalee's man.

Shalee Boysen was the girl who ran away according to the article.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Daycare Worker Admits To Sexual Abuse Of Boys

Enjoyed babysitting for past decade, states profile:

A Canadian day-care worked has pleaded guilty to sex abuse and child pornography charges.

Robert Lee Sowell, 27, admitted to molesting three boys under the age of 10, including one that he used to babysit.

According to records, one of the boys abused say Sowell had been molesting him for more than two years.

Police say that nearly 4,000 child porn images were discovered on his computer as well as numerous videos including him and one of the victims.

The investigation into Sowell only began when a group of teenagers found inappropriate messages from him on a friend’s MSN IM.

Sentencing has been scheduled for December, until then Robert Sowell remains free to roam the streets.

Father Arrested In Slaying Of Son

Suspect previously arrested 11 times before:

Ohio police in connection with the murder of a 2-month-old boy have arrested his father this past Wednesday.

28-year-old John V. Ross II, of Akron, was arrested following an autopsy, in which investigators found significant reason to charge him with the murder.

Ross called 911 from a pay phone after his cell phone had broken two days earlier. The 911-call taker asked Ross where the baby was, and he replied that he was breathing heavily on his stomach alone in a room downstairs.

''He's at the house, but he's not breathing. I had to run to a pay phone,'' Ross told the dispatcher.

Police said Ross has had a lengthy criminal history and has been arrested 11 times prior to the deadly incident.

Boyfriend Abducts Girlfriend After Attacking Her Dad

Father left in pool of blood:

Police in Minnesota are on the hunt for 19-year-old Tony Montex McGee, of Minneapolis, who allegedly dragged his 15-year-old girlfriend out of her home after sending her father to the hospital.

The girl, Alison Leigh Traefald, earlier had requested a restraining order against him saying she was afraid of Tony, and that he had sometimes threatened to kill her and her family.

However, this is not the first time that a restraining order has been filed against Tony McGee. In 2007 a woman claimed that McGee also threatened to shoot her and kill her as well.

According to court documents, McGee was also extremely possessive of Alison, as well as physically abusive towards her.

McGee’s other MySpace profiles can be found here, here and here.

UPDATE: Alison found safe, Tony arrested

Man Charged With Killing 6 Police In China

Murders were revenge over stolen bike allegation:

A Beijing man has been charged with the murder of six police officers after enacting revenge over being the main suspect of a stolen bike, say Chinese police.

Yang Jia, 28, began his rampage on July 1st, when after stabbing a security guard he proceeded to start a fire on the premises of the facility, before ultimately charging into the building where the murder’s took place.

In total six police officers were killed and another four were wounded.

Man Arrested After MySpace Meeting

Father found daughter in bed with felon:

An Arizona man has been arrested after a father of a 15-year-old girl discovered him having sex with her.

Police arrested Justin Lee, 23, of Avondale, who later admitted in a interview that he met the girl on MySpace.

Allegedly, the girl sneaked Lee into her room after her dad fell asleep.

Lee has been charged on three counts of sexual contact with a minor and also has a criminal record, say police.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Man Charged With 766 Counts Of Child Porn

Suspect busted after taking in computer to get fixed:

A man who took his computer into a repair shop back in March to get fixed has been arrested on 766 counts of child pornography.

This kind of thing actually happens quite a lot but this time it happened to Florida resident Douglas Monks, 57, who lives in Venice.

Anyway, police became aware of Monks back in March after he brought his computer into the shop to get fixed; it was than that a technician stumbled upon a folder entitled, “Preteen Gay Porn.”

Venice Police say some 4,000 images of children engaged in sex acts were found, some of them as young as 4.

A warrant was issued yesterday, and Monks was arrested thereafter.

Internet Sex Sting Nabs Suspect

Oregon and Florida share alleged net predator:

Police have arrested a Forest Grove, Oregon man after they say he knowingly solicited a 13-year-old girl online.

Michael P. Caldwell, 21, was arrested after investigators served a search warrant at his home where they seized two computers and other evidence.

He is also wanted in the state of Florida for a series of Internet sex crimes.

UPDATE: Michael Caldwell sentenced to 6 months in jail.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Man Admits To Molestation Of Girl

Sexual abuse began since kindergarten:

Police in Minnesota have arrested a 29-year-old Austin man on charges of sexually abusing an underage girl since she has been in kindergarten.

Daniel Joseph Schwering has been charged with six counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct after admitting to police that he touched the girl’s private parts.

Bail has been set at $100,000.

I will try and get a photo of Mr. Schwering to go along with his above MySpace profile.

Photographer Arrested On Rape Charges

Long list of client's include Maxim and Elle:

A professional photographer, who has worked with such publications as Elle and Maxim has been arrested and charged with rape of a 15-year-old girl.

Jason Ellis, 33, of Orange County California is thought to have assaulted the girl when she was 14.

Allegeldy, he met the girl through his fiancée, Michelle Hecker, who has also been charged in the case.

Officials close to the investigation suggest that the girl was lured into promises of a career in modeling, but instead became involved in a sexual relationship with the suspect.

The association with the girl was recently broken off after Jason and Michelle both learned that the parent’s of the girl hired a private investigator after being suspicious of the two.

Teacher Admits Sex With Student

Special education teacher slept with disabled boy, say police:

A New York teacher has admitted to police that she had sex with a 15-year-old disabled student.

Mandi Weeks, 27, who worked as a special education teacher at Devereux Foundation in Red Hook, has been arrested on numerous rape charges in the case.

Police say that the sexual assault was discovered this past Monday after the victim who has an IQ of 50 went missing.

School officials are currently trying to determine if Weeks had any other relationships with students at the school.

Child Porn Collecter Gets 20 Years

"Toddler Todd" is a no good son of a bitch:

In October of 2007 I told you about Jesse Ward here and here.

To refresh your memory he was quite the avid kiddy porn collector. In fact over time he had amassed over 968 images and 21 videos, some which were only but babies that were being raped by grown men.

Some of the children could even be seen crying in pain, as they were being held down and raped repeatedly, court records state.

Ward said in court that he only pretended to be someone known as "toddlertodd" to gather the child porn so he could actually catch the real bad guys.

Uh, huh? Sure, I don’t buy it and apparently neither did the judge in the case, Lisa Wood, because Jesse Scott Ward is now going to prison for at least 20 years.

Man Accused Of Raping Girl He Met On MySpace

Family of arrested say police framed him:

An Aurora, Oregon man has been arrested after police say he raped a 13-year-old girl that he met on MySpace.

Scott Knight, 28, was slapped with numerous charges including sex abuse, sodomy, rape, and kidnapping.

The investigation, which lasted 6 month’s was sparked by someone who was living with the girl and noticed she had used her cell to send text messages to Knight after they had met on MySpace.

Interestingly, the family of Scott Knight says that police framed him and that the girl should be under house arrest.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Chatted online about molesting children, say police:

Tennessee police have a arrested a man on child pornography charges after investigators in the state of Florida say he was chatting online about molesting children.

Florida investigators reportedly found 21-year-old Charles E. Todd, transmitting child pornography through the Internet. They subsequently notified authorities in Tennessee where he was later arrested.

Todd was booked into the Montgomery County Jail and now awaits extradition to Florida.

MySpace Rape Suspects Sentenced

Sentenced to 24 months of sex offender probation:

Finally, after nearly two years Angel Alverio and Tony Pacheco have been sentenced for sexually assaulting a girl while she was passed out.

They were sentenced to 24 months of sex offender probation and will have to register as sex offenders for at least 10 years.

You can read more about them here in 2006 and magically again here in 2008.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Brooke Bennett's Death Ruled A Homicide

Official results from autopsy could take up to 8 weeks:

No surprise by anyone but Vermont’s chief medical examiner announced today that 12-year-old Brooke Bennett was in fact murdered.

The information came out during Michael Jacques’s first federal court appearance who has been charged with kidnapping her after using fictitious e-mail identities to arrange her abduction. Police say it could take up to 8 weeks for results from the autopsy.

Meanwhile, prosecutors in Alabama have filed child pornography charges against Brooke's former stepfather, Raymond Gagnon.

He allegedly had those images stored at his former home in Cullman, Alabama.

Man Enters Guilty Plea For MySpace Meet Up

Suspect traveled nearly 3000 miles:

Back in April I told about the case of 46-year-old Douglas Evert here and here.

Evert, of New York, traveled to the state of California with the hopes of having sex with a 13-year-old girl he met through MySpace. Of course, there was no minor and those awful police in Moreno Valley spoiled the big date.

Now that three months has passed, it seems Evert is finally going to fess up to his sick intentions, as he entered a plea of guilty in court today on the charges.

For the record, that’s approximately 2812.63 miles that Douglas traveled too meet up with the girl.

New York Solider Arrested In Net Sex Sting

A New York soldier who returned home from Iraq last December has been arrested for attempting to have sex with someone whom he believed was 14-year-old girl but was actually an undercover officer.

27-year-old Richard Luttman, of Queens, faces numerous charges including second-degree rape and attempted criminal sexual act with minor.

Police say he had been conversing with the detective since June 11 via a chat room on the Internet and even though the officer identified themselves as 14, the conversations continued in a sexual tone.

Allegedly he asked the minor if she would have sex with him and as all good romantics do, he sent a picture of his penis to her along with his cell number.

He is in police custody awaiting $100,000 bail.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Videotaped Sex Assault On Girl

Brother accidentally stumbled upon video:

A Wisconsin man accused of videotaping himself having sex with a 4 or 5 year-old girl has pleaded not guilty to the charges laid against him.

Investigators say that 32-year-old Shawn Carnahan, of De Pere, made the tape between May and August of 2004, and the tape was only found after his brother located it while he was looking for something to watch on television.

Carnahan has been charged with three felonies, including first-degree sexual assault of a child under and child exploitation.

He could face up to 85 years in prison.

Man Accused Of Child Molestation

Parent's refused to believe daughter's story:

Police in Indiana have arrested a Valparaiso man on charges of molesting two daughters of a family that he had previously been staying with.

Anthony M. Welkie, 42, was arrested after allegations began to surface when one of the girls told their grandmother that he was touching her inappropriately.

According to court records, she had earlier tried to tell her own parents but unbelievably they doubted their daughters story as she had just recently learned about the subject in school.

However, when questioned by authorities the younger of the two daughter's told investigators that the suspect too had molested her at least 20 times.

Anthony Welkie has denied the accusations and is currently being held on $25,000 bail.

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Man Arrested For Molesting Girl, 6

Suspect admits to charges, say police:

An Indiana man has been arrested on suspicion of committing 12 counts of child molestation.

Lawrence Auler, 44, was arrested by police in Anderson after a 6-year-old girl told an officer that he had touched her genitals and then made her touch his.

According to court papers, he “french kissed” the child and made her perform sex acts on him. Meanwhile, the girl’s brother, who is 10, told a detective that he walked in on the 44-year-old and his 6-year-old sister kissing.

Auler initially denied touching her, but told officers that the children were confused and that he was actually engaging in something called the “sexual predator game” which was somewhat similar to “playing house”, according to the suspect.

In the end, he admitted to fondling the child and performing sex acts on her as well as blaming the 6-year-old for the whole ordeal, after all according to Auler, it was the girl’s idea to “play the game.”

He is being held on $35,000 bond.

Friday, July 4, 2008

Police: Woman Beaten After Meeting Man On MySpace

Attack perfect example of net danger, say police:

Police in the state of North Carolina say two men used MySpace to lure a woman before beating her senselessly and then robbing her, including her car.

According to reports, late last month Sherry Poetat told investigators that she and suspect Derrionne Miller struck up a friendship through MySpace and allegedly agreed to meet up at a local motel in Monroe.

Of course, that’s a huge mistake right there. However, things get much worse after the initial meeting as unbeknownst to her, Miller brought a friend, Jamar Houston whom she did not know at the time.

After inviting both into the motel room (mistake #2), she claims that her MySpace friend and his real life friend Jamar, beat her so badly that she received several bruises, a cracked nose and stitches to her head.

Following the attack, Petat informed police that both Miller and Houston told her she could not leave the room and then proceeded to steal her car, purse and debit card.

They eventually caught up with both suspects and charged them with assault, kidnapping, and robbery.

The above profile is of Derrionne Miller.

Man Arrested In Internet Sex Sting

Man bummed as girl turns out to be undercover officer:

Police in the state of Louisiana have arrested a Lake Charles man for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor online.

Eric Kennedy, 31, purportedly went into an Internet chat room as darkstarx42x and began to solicit sex from someone whom he believed to be a minor but was actually an undercover officer posing as a juvenile female.

Kennedy is also believed to have sent pictures of his genitals.

The undercover operation began on March 31st and eventually ended when he was arrested this past Tuesday.

If convicted he could face up to 25 years in prison.

Man Surrenders In MySpace Girl's Disappearance

Girl who dissapeared June 30th, found safe:

Police in New York have arrested a 23-year-old Binghamton man after they say he met a 14-year-old Wisconsin girl over the summer on MySpace and then disappeared with her over this past week.

Kyle Dewolf is believed to have run off with Rachel Green after waiting for her bus to take her to summer school, instead though she got into DeWolf's car and they drove off together.

Meanwhile, DeWolf has been charged with transferring obscene material to a minor and crossing state lines in an effort to have sex with a minor.

He was recently discharged from the Army.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Michael Jacques Could Face Death Penalty

Uncle of Brooke Bennett charged with kidnapping:

Michael Jacques, the uncle of Brooke Bennett has now officially been charged in her kidnapping after police found her body near his home.

Because of the federal charges, Jacques could face the death penalty even though the state of Vermont does not have capital punishment.

For now, federal prosecutors have stopped short of charging Jacques with murder because autopsy results on her are still pending.

Both Jacques, and Ray Gagnon, Bennett’s stepfather are due in court next week.

The Official Police Affidavit On Brooke Bennett

Police say that Brooke Bennett's uncle, Michael Jacques, posted the following on the now deceased 12-year-old's MySpace account in order too trick them into believing that she was abducted by a MySpace predator.

Jacques reportedly posted it the night before she died:

"I know i promised never 2 post u on this page but i know u read both of mine all the time. I don't care use my other one at my cousins because my aunt and uncle gotta know my passwords and stuff and get freaked. Nobody but u and me can know about the other one! I do want to see you in the morning so please meet me.... u know where.

I think i have a good plan to sneak around this. My mom will kill me but then I'm going 2 Texas and she will get over it. Sorry I was such a baby last time. Promise u not this time!! U can bring ur friend but u have 2 admit that's pretty weird.

I cant wait 2 see what u got me 4 my b-day surprise!! Ur so good 2 me when we r able 2 b together. I hate that I wont see u till ur classes start again in the fall but i love that we can b together one more time. It just might last me for the summer.

They say ur first is the one u always want and that's u baby! This girl don't sneak out of her house at 2 in the morning 4 just any man! OMG if only people knew me 4 real!

See you there!"

Brooke Bennett: 1995-2008

Body found one week after dissapearing:

The lifeless body of 12-year-old Brooke Bennett was found yesterday, near the home owned by her uncle, Michael Jacques in Randolph

Col, James Baker, said the body was found about 4:45 pm and called the death “clearly suspicious”.

According to a recently unsealed affidavit, an unidentified 14-year-old told investigators she was present on June 25th when Jacques tricked Brooke into thinking she was going to a party where he took her too his home instead to initiate her into a sex ring.

During the initiation process, the girl was led to believe that Brooke would be having sex with adult males.

When Brooke and the unnamed girl arrived with Jacques at his house, she and Brooke watched television for a while until Jacques told her to leave and then proceeded to take his 12-year-old niece upstairs.

The unidentified teenager told police she never saw Brooke again after that.

Meanwhile, Brooke's former stepfather, Raymond Gagnon from Texas, appeared in federal court Wednesday on an obstruction of justice charge in the Bennett case.

The MySpace twist involved Gagnon and Jacques, according to police.

Gagnon, who lives in San Antonio but sometimes visited the state of Vermont, accessed Brooke’s MySpace account from his computer after receiving login information from Jacques.

Police said they have evidence that postings to her MySpace were altered to make it appear that Brooke had discussed a secret meeting with someone identified as "Skittlemeup" before she disappeared.

Gagnon also admitted to possessing child pornography on his laptop.

About 300 people gathered Wednesday night in Randolph, to mourn her death.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

While MySpace Search Is Away...

Facebook will play

Toy Store Manager Arrested In Child Porn Case

Worked as seasonal manager for KB Toys:

Police in New York have arrested a 31-year-old man on child pornography charges after investigators found images on his computer.

Craig W. Stevens, of Liverpool, is currently being held on $10,000 cash bail.

According to his above MySpace profile, Craig Stevens worked as a Seasonal Manager for KB Toys.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Search For Bennett Leads To Arrest Of Another Family Member

Former Stepfather jailed in seperate case:

Missing 12-year-old Brooke Bennett has already led to the arrest of one family member, and now her former stepfather, Ray Gagnon has also been jailed.

Both relatives were arrested in a seperate case that I previously told you about here and here.

Gagnon is suspected of sexually assaulting a child in 2007, and federal agents are preparing to also charge him with obstruction of justice for destroying evidence in the Brooke Bennett investigation.

Gagnon is followed by the arrest of Brooke Bennett's uncle, Michael Jacques.

Teacher Facing Child Enticement Charges, Used MySpace

Teacher told 13-year-old naughty things would happen in his tub:

A 27-year-old special education teachers assistant at McCall Middle School in Winchester, Massachusetts has been arrested after police say they obtained evidence that he attempted to convince a 13-year-old student to have sex with him.

Police allege that Christopher French used text messaging and social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook to pressure her into sex.

According to court documents, the girl was to meet French either in the woods or at his hot tub where "naughty things would happen" and allegedly threatened to kill her if she told someone.

He pleaded not guilty and has been released on $5,000 bail.

UPDATE: French facing more charges after computer search

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