Monday, June 30, 2008

Brooke's Uncle Now Person Of Interest


Police: We are making progress:

Even though missing Brooke Bennett's uncle, Michael Jacques, has been charged in what police call an unrelated case they are now calling him a "person of interest" in her disappearance.

In that separate case, Jacques has pleaded not guilty to aggravated sexual assault against a minor and is currently in custody awaiting bail set at $250,000 bail.

Court papers recently released, describe a "program" allegedly used by Jacques to coerce the minor into having sex.

According to police, the victim, a relative of Jacques, told them during an interview she was recruited into what was called the “Breckenridge program” at about age 8 or 9 and that Jacques had been assigned by the program’s “president” as her “trainer.”

He allegedly forced her to perform sexual acts over the course of several years and that they ended only but a few weeks ago. She told police she received phone calls and e-mails from individuals inside the “Breckenridge program” and had met three others from the program.

Man Charged With 12 Counts Of Rape


After attack, woman runs to neighbor's house:

Now that the MySpace search woes continue, maybe now is the time to tell you about 23-year-old Curtis Mercer who has been charged with 12 counts of rape, burglary and kidnapping of a Delaware woman.

According to police the 46-year-old Newark victim reported that a man illegally entered her home on April 23rd and proceeded to physically and sexually assault her.

After the attack, she ran to a neighbor’s home and called 911 where police established a perimeter and searched the area for the suspected rapist.

After two days of conducting interviews and following up on leads, investigators identified Mercer as the suspect.

Note please, his MySpace list him as residing in Maryland but it is infact the same person who has been charged with the crimes.

Brooke Bennett's Uncle Arrested On Unrelated Sex Charge


Michael Jacques is on the state's sex offender website:

Police in Vermont have arrested the uncle who dropped off missing 12-year-old Brooke Bennett on an unrelated sex charge.

42-year-old Michael Jacques, of Randolph, was convicted of sexual assault and kidnapping in 1993, and is listed on the Vermont sex offender registry.

Jacques has been charged with aggravated sexual assault on a minor, police say Bennett was not the victim.

The sex offender file for Michael Stephen Jacques is located here.

Bennett lived with her mother, Cassandra Gagnon.

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Man Arrested In Child Pornography Case


Investigation originally began over allegations of sex abuse:

A Nebraska man was arrested and charged this past Thursday following an investigation that originally began in October of 2007.

According to police, the case began when they obtained information regarding Martin Linn, 25 of North Plate, and a possible link to him and the sexual assault of three children that he regularly babysat.

Initially, they did not have enough information to arrest Linn at the time but later received more information that he had child pornography on his computer.

After seizing the computer, a crime lab proceeded to dig deeper into the suspect’s hard drive and notified officers that there were in fact child pornography images on his computer.

According to the affidavit it is also alleged that Linn kept a diary and had wrote of his affections for the children who were ages 2, 3 and 4.

Linn’s bond was set at $50,000 and he is due back in court on July 3rd.

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Man Arrested For MySpace Use


Then arrested again a week later:

A man who had already been arrested last week for sending inappropriate messages to several young girls on MySpace was arrested yet again yesterday after police say he had kissed and fondled a 13-year-old girl.

21-year-old David Poplin, of Columbia South Carolina, allegedly admitted to fondling the girl.

He is currently being held at the Richland County Detention Center.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Amber Alert Issued For Missing Girl, May Be With MySpace Stranger


Clothing similar to missing found where she was last seen:

Police in Vermont believe a 12-year-old girl was communicating with a stranger on MySpace before she disappeared on Wednesday morning.

An amber alert has been issued for Brooke Bennett, of Braintree, after she convinced her uncle to drop her off at a convenience store so she could visit a sick friend, but instead police believe that she made up the sick friend in order to meet up with the stranger.

After the drop off, surveillance video shows Brooke leaving the location and walking away from the store.

Previously, under her father's supervision, Brooke had set up a MySpace account, but dad later pulled the plug after he learned of some of her activity.

Later, unbeknownst to him Brooke set up a new account using a different computer.

Brooke is 12-year-old. She is 5'3", 98 pounds, brown hair with purple highlights and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a pink sweater and white sneakers with pink lettering.

For more information on her click here.

If you have seen her or know any information police ask that you call them asap: 802-234-9933

Thursday, June 26, 2008

After Nearly Killing Man With Car, Teen Brags About It On MySpace


By all accounts 17-year-old Jeffrey Perrette might be a dumbass and here’s why:

On Wendesday, June 11 Jeffrey Allan Perrette allegedly used his car to strike a man’s vehicle, then while still driving hit the man again breaking his leg and sending him to the hospital.

The victim, 31-year-old Jason Heath Wigley told investigators that while they do not know each other, earlier they had exchanged some words when he tried to ask the teen why he kept driving through the neighborhood.

According to Wigley, the driver had been continuously cruising around the area while yelling obscenities and had almost run over some local kids.

Sheriff's Capt. Ron Pullen said Wigley was standing near his Mercedes when it was struck. As he was picking up the busted pieces off the road the car then suddenly turned around again and proceeded to hit him.

Fearing for his life and with a broken leg, Wigley said he pulled himself into a wooded area.

At this point, Perrett already has earned the title of "dumbass", but his behavior gets even moronic when he used his MySpace account to brag about the hit-and-run as his headline for the site reads:

"I hit ya wit tha chrome piece leave ya body 6 feet"

Naturally, after finding the comments on his MySpace page as well as other identifying details police arrested and charged him with aggravated assault.

When they learned of Jeffrey’s MySpace profile, the victim and his family were not only horrified at what had occurred on Riverline Road but the fact that he had the gull to brag about his crime.

"I looked at his MySpace and couldn't believe what I saw," Wigley said. His mother, Sheriann Kemp, described it as "like something out of a horror movie. He thought he killed my son and had the nerve to brag about it...”

The good news is Jason is home safe, while the teen that could have killed him remains in jail on nearly $100,000 bond.

Did I mention already that Jason Wigley drove a Mercedes, while Jeffrey Perrette drove this:

He affectingly calls it the “Dope Mobile”; of course his original meaning I’m sure has since been lost after the horrifying incident.

MySpace Predator To Plead Guilty


DA drops some charges in exchange for guilty plea:

Back in May, I told you about the case of Rephael Brandon Swan here and here. If you remember correctly he was the 20-year-old New Jersey man who was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl and assaulting her friend after he met one of the girls through MySpace and only stopped the assaults after a 10-year-old entered the room.

Fast forward nearly two months later and it appears that Swan has agreed to a plea deal with the DA’s office that would drop some of the charges in exchange for a guilty plea.

He has now been charged with statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors.

Police Sergeant Facing Child Sex Charge


From the UK:

A Cambridgeshire police sergeant has been charged with sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl.

27-year-old Sgt. Dominic Liversedge has been suspended by the police force with full pay while the investigation continues.

Besides the above profile, here is a link to Dominic’s MySpace blog.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Teen Charged With Stabbing 12-Year-Old Over MySpace Comments


Took off in car after attack:

Police in New Jersey have charged a teenager after she stabbed her boyfriend’s 12-year-old niece over comments that were made on MySpace.

18-year-old Stephanie Torres, of Dover was charged with aggravated assault and weapons possessions charges and is being held on $75,000 bail.

According to police, Torres stabbed the 12-year-old three times, once in the neck, once in the arm and twice in her rib area with an inch-long knife. After the attack she took off in her car where she was later arrested.

The victim is in stable condition and is expected to be released.

Man Arrested After Attempting To Meet Girl Through MySpace


Girl turned out to be undercover officer:

Police in Texas have arrested and charged a Bartlett man with online solicitation of a minor after they say he attempted to meet a 14-year-old girl on MySpace.

22-year-old Cruz Capetillo, Jr was busted after communicating with an undercover officer for a month that was posing as the underage girl.

Police say Capetillo set up a meeting with the minor at a local park where he was arrested on site.

Bail has been set at $20,000.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Eight Boys


Julie Pritchett is a very bad teacher, think police:

A 34-year-old special education teacher surrendered to police last month after police accused her of having sex with at least eight different boys, including one student.

Police allege that Julie Pritchett, a teacher who worked for Clay-Chalkville Middle School started a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old former student. Of course like most kids his age, he bragged to a friend about the incident and that is when police claim she had sex with eight different boys over a three-month period.

Several of the sex acts allegedly happened on school grounds, while others took place at victims' homes.

She is currently facing two counts of second-degree sodomy and one count of second-degree sexual abuse and has been released on $60,000 bond.

After the initial investigation she resigned from the school, changed her phone number and closed her MySpace account. But even with the MySpace search all bugged out right now, I was able to locate it's ghost and upload it.

Pritchett was also a sponsor for the local girl's baseball team called the Diamond Dolls.

Man Gets Prison For Tryst With MySpace Girl, 13


Marine planned on marrying child from MySpace:

A man who traveled from North Carolina to Pittsburgh during the Christmas holidays to marry his 13-year-old MySpace lover was sentenced Monday to three to six years in prison.

Lance Cpl. Johnathan Plaisance, 20, was arrested Christmas Day after the girl's parents reported her missing.

Police tracked the pair to a bus station, after careful examination the family’s computer and her MySpace account to pinpoint the location.

He had earlier pleaded guilty to unlawful contact with a minor, criminal use of a computer, statutory sexual assault, interference with the custody of a child and concealing her whereabouts.

I would have sworn I had his MySpace profile posted on the main site, but I guess not. This case and his name sure does sound familiar though.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

MySpace Man Pleads No Contest To Child Enticement


Earlier, in January of this year I told you about the case of 26-year-old Scott Spletzer here and here.

He was the Wisconsin man who was charged with sexually abusing a 15-year old boy that he met on MySpace.

Police alleged that the Ashwaubnon man drove to a town called Two Rivers to pick the boy up and bring him back to his place where the alleged abuse happened.

On Friday, Spletzer pleaded no contest to a child enticement charge after prosecutors amended the original charge of sexual assault.

He is currently free on $2,500 bail.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

HIV-Positive Man Charged With Rape, Used MySpace


Previously arrested on child pornography charges:

A Bath, Pennsylvania man arrested last month for child pornography has now been charged with rape, child rape and statutory sexual assault after he told police he was HIV-positive and that he met up with four girls ages 12-15 to have sex with them.

According to court papers, 23-year-old Shaun Patrick Austin told police he met the girls on MySpace.com and Vampirefreaks.com.

Friday, June 20, 2008

MySpace Suspect Ordered To Stand Trial


Suspect jailed on 100,000 bond:

Earlier, I told you about Douglas Wall, 26 here and here.

Now, five months later he has been ordered to stand trial on charges of meeting up with a 15-year-old girl he met on MySpace to have sex with her.

Police first came attention to the case after a very smart dad told police that three of his kids were at a New Year's Eve party held at Brian Wall’s house where alcohol and drugs being used.

The girl told police that they had sex 10 times between Novemeber and December of 2007.

Teacher Accused Of Stalking MySpace Girl


You never think it's going to happen, says mom:

A 47-year-old student teacher was arrested Thursday after police say he stalked a 14-year-old girl through her MySpace account.

Daniel Sundstrom, of Upland California was arrested on charges of suspicion of communicating with a minor for lewd acts at a local park.

Sundstrom was a teacher for Pioneer Junior High School.

Once again, the MySpace search is currently in the process of being fixed, so there is no profile as of yet.

UPDATE: Sundstrom sentenced to 270 days

Thursday, June 19, 2008

MySpace Search Not Working


Note to all, currently as most of you have noticed the MySpace website has undergone a major transformation and because of this they are having problems with their search feature not working properly, or so I'm told.

So until they can get it back up and running correctly, there will be no profiles listed.

Man Who Pimped Girl From MySpace Gets 11 Years


33-year-old Melvin Parker Jr., a convicted felon, and now sex offender has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for pimping a 16-year-old girl after meeting her on MySpace.

The girl, a runaway from Washington state told police that Parker threatened to harm her family if she would not cooperate with him.

If his name sounds familiar it's because I earlier wrote about him here and here.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

MySpace Photo Helps Lead To Arrest Of Child Rapist


Suspect admits to raping girl for 3 years, and videotaping it:

A Georgia man has been arrested after federal authorities say he has been making a series of child pornography videos.

38-year-old James Bartholomew Huskey of LaFaayette, was arrested Monday at his home after a two year investigation that began in Australia.

According to the complaint, James Huskey is accused of repeatedly raping a young girl who was thought to be between the ages of 5 and 9, videotaping the acts and uploading the videos on the web to a suspected child pornography ring.

The two year long investigation started when Australian authorities intercepted the child porn ring, and believed that the young girl being raped, dubbed “Tara” lived somewhere in the United States.

After careful analysis of various backdrops and objects seen in the video, police somehow came across a MySpace profile with a series of photos whose “background images” were similar to those seen in the video. Police were able to trace the suspect to his home thereafter.

Huskey later admitted to molesting the now 9-year-old girl since she was 6 and that same girl also confirmed pieces of Huskey’s confession and stated that she was raped by him within in the last day.

He is scheduled in court on Monday.

Right now, MySpace is getting a face lift and is currently updating it’s search, so there is no profile as of yet.

UPDATE: Huskey sentenced to 70 years

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Police Arrest Lesbian Couple For Torture Of Child


Boy fighting for his life, say police:

A California woman, 24-year-old Starkeisha Brown and her 21-year-old girlfriend Krystal Matthews are both being held on various charges of child torture.

Investigators say Brown’s son, a 5-year-old boy is currently fighting for his life after being tormented with “countless” cigarette burns on his genitals and all all over his body and that the child was even forced to put his own hands on a burning hot stove.

Police also allege he was beaten repeatedly and forced to sit in his own urine.

Luckily, it took a complete stranger who found the 5-year-old abandoned and proceeded to contact authorities.

Chief James McDonnell of the LAPD said in his 27 year of service that he has “never seen anybody with these kinds of injuries that has lived.”

Lets all hope and pray that his 27 years of experience is wrong and that if true, the two get fully what they deserve.

Monday, June 16, 2008

MySpace Predator Gets 33 Years In Prison


Sentenced on 18 counts of rape:

Eariler, I told you about the case of Kyle James Green here and here.

If you remember correctly, he was the Oregon man who pleaded guilty last month to using MySpace to lure young girls for sexual contact.

The Wilsonville resident has now been sentenced to 33 years in prison on 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse of nine young girls ages 12 to 17.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Teen Accused Of Raping Disabled Adults, Used MySpace


Nicholas Meier is a predator, say police:

A Colorado teen has been jailed without bond after police say he raped two “developmentally disabled” women that he meant through MySpace and Craigslist.

Nicholas Meier, 19 of Northglenn is accused of grooming the women online as well as through cell phone conversations and text messaging, after the women agreed to meet him that is where police say he raped the women.

The ages of the victims have been confirmed as 18 and 21.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Suspect Busted After Online Predator Sitng


brad_mercier2000 stunned as girl turns out to be detective:

After a two month long undercover investigation conducted by Louisiana authorities a 34-year-old man has been taken off the streets for soliciting sex from someone whom he thought was a minor online.

William B. Mercier, of Bogue Chtioo was arrested Thursday and charged with one count of computer-aided solicitation and one count of pornography involving juveniles.

According to investigators, Mercier used the screen name "brad_mercier2000" to chat with the supposed minor and eventually shifted to telephone where he proceeded to masturbate during the conversation.

Of course, there was no minor and William Mercier was later arrested.

Friday, June 13, 2008

Substitute Teacher Arrested After MySpace Encounter


Teacher allegedly had sex with boy from MySpace:

Police in South Carolina have arrested and charged a substitute teacher after they say he had sex with a 15-year-old boy that he met on MySpace.

Port Royal resident Eric Lamar Parker, 25, who taught at Hardeeville High School is currently being held on a $100,000 bond after being jailed yesterday on charges of committing a lewd act on a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

According to police, Parker met the teen on MySpace, and set up a meeting with the boy. He later picked him up at his home and took him shopping before checking into a motel.

Authorities say Parker told the boy he was 20.

Man Accused Of Soliciting Sex From Teen


Suspect drove over 280 miles to hook up with 15-year-old:

Martin D. Skufca, a 23-year-old North Platte Nebraska man has been arrested after he allegedly drove over 280 miles to have sex with someone he met online.

Instead, Skufca met up with police instead, and has since been arrested and charged with child enticement with a computer.

According to police, the 23-year-old used several screen names, and agreed to meet the 15-year-old for sex at an undisclosed location on Saturday.

Note please, that his above profile does list him as residing in the state of Alabama, however Skufca actually resides in Nebraska.

He has since pleaded not guilty.

Man Faces Sex Charges After MySpace Contact With Girlfriends Daughter


Daughter reveals suspect previously touched her inappropriately:

41-year-old John S. Nagy, of Ravenna Ohio faces charges after his girlfriend caught him chatting about sex with her 13-year-old daughter on MySpace.

According to Detective Shannon Davis, Nagy had been dating the girl’s mother for about nine months, and on May 31st while in the her daughter’s room, she came across an instant message that popped up on her daughter’s computer screen from her boyfriend’s MySpace screen name.

According to Davis, Nagy told the girl that he wanted to have sex with her.

Wise mom took over from there, and intercepted the communication. Her daughter later revealed that Nagy had previously touched her inappropriately.

He was subsequently arrested, and is now free on bond.

Sex Offender Busted After MySpace Use


Previously arrested in 2000 for soliciting a minor:

A sex offender who wasn’t properly registered in the state of Colorado has been arrested for pursuing a 12-year old girl through her MySpace profile.

30-year old Andrew Coslett of Longmont who was previously arrested in 2000 during a police sting operation, has once again been jailed for doing something very similar.

The girl had shown messages to her Mom that Coslett was sending her. The mother then took the proper action that most parents should do, and went digging into her daughter’s MySpace profile looking for answers.

Sure enough, this led her to the discovery that the 30-year old man sending her the messages was also a sex offender.

"I was pretty blown away, my head started spinning, my gut, just everything it was horrible, that's a parent's worse nightmare," said the mom about the ordeal.

Well she certainly did the smart thing though, I wish more parents were like the 12 year-olds mother, things could have gotten extremely bad had she taken a more passive approach.

The link to Mr. Coslett’s sex offender file can be found here.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Ice Cream Driver Accused Of Sex Contact With MySpace Girl


Man charged with rape after meeting girl, 13:

An ice cream truck driver as been arrested after police say he made sexual contact twice with a 13-year-old girl using MySpace.

21 year old William Schenmeyer was taken into custody by police and has been charged with rape, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Schemeyer worked for Mr. Ding-a-Ling an ice cream distributor

Man Accused Of Child Sex Attacks


Faces multiple charges in assaults on two:

A grandmother has alerted police that her grandchildren were sexually assaulted by Travis Clayton John Holland.

The 27-year-old was arrested last week and has been charged with various child sex crimes, as well as a probation violation.

According to the warrant, it is alleged that Holland sexually assaulted the two children in 2004, and also states that he threatened to kill one of the children and their family if she reported the abuse.

Holland, has been denied bond thus far, and is currently being held at the Pickens County Detention Center in South Carolina.

The Victims are reported as a 7-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl.

His MySpace profile, previously owned by his wife has been set to private. However, an MSN cache reveals it's contents.

Family Man Arrested In Internet Sex Sting


Suspect was planning on family vacation getaway, until...:

In less than four hours after he was to go on vacation with his family, 34-year-old David Wayne Fuson now is spending his summer vacation in jail.

Fuson, a married man and father of three young girls left work early to meet up with someone he thought was 14-year-old girl.

Fortunately, the 14-year-old turned out to be an undercover officer, and the Oklahoma man was subsequently arrested.

He was released on a $7,500 bond.

Former Cop Arrested With Solicitation Of A Minor


Minor turns out to be a detective in sting operation:

A Former police officer out of Florida has been arrested after investigators allege that he solicited a 15-year-old girl online on MySpace who turned out to be a detective.

25-year-old Jerad Moxley, was arrested without incident at his Eagle Lake residence this past Wednesday.

This isn't the first time the former cop has been arrested. In March 2007 he was charged for filing a bogus police report.

In It, Moxley told authorities he fought off an attacker who stabbed him, but amazingly fessed up to the claim and stated he actually stabbed himself, fired his gun and then hit himself in the head.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Teen Charged With Sexual Battery Of Child


Incidents started when girl was 5 or 6:

19-year-old Micah S. Barger was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual battery after an 8 year old girl told her family that Barger engaged in sexual contact with her for several years now.

The girl's family then told police who interviewed the alleged victim.

The girl stated that the incidents started when she was around the age of 5 or 6, and Barger was living in the same house at the time.

According to detective Rocky Potter, she underwent a forensic interview and medical examination that supported the story.

In April, police interviewed Barger who made statements consistent with evidence collected by investigators.

He has now been released on a $10,000 bond.

Besides the above profile, Micah Barger has another one located here.

Police: Trio Arrested After MySpace Meet Up


Trouble ensues after New Yorkers drove to Ohio:

What do James Lass, Michael J. Wightman, and Anthony Edinger all have in common?

Well I'll tell you. All three are friends, live in New York, have MySpace profiles, and love to smoke pot.

Police also allege they have one more thing in common:

They also drove from the state of New York to Ohio to meet up with some very young girls for sex that they had met on MySpace.

They were subsequently arrested and jailed.

Now the trio share yet another thing in common.

Lass was charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and sexual assault among other charges.

Wightman was charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and underage consumption.

Edinger was charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

Couple Accused Of Luring Teen For Sex


Girl was given drink that made her feel "woozy", say police:

A Missiouri couple have been arrested for allegedly luring a 16-year-old girl for sex online.

Police say that Marcus Green, 24 and Angelica Arrington, 20, both of Jackson met the girl over the Internet. When the victim agreed to meet up with them, she was given a drink that made her feel "woozy" and police think that's when Green attempted to rape her.

They are uncertain as of yet if a date rape drug was used.

Meanwhile, Marcus Green is charged with sexual battery and Angelica has been charged with accessory to sexual assault after the fact.

Marcus Green has two MySpace profiles here and here, while his girlfriend's can be located via this link.

Man Faces Deportation After Sex Sting


Suspect and cousin charged after soliciting sex from supposed minor:

Apparently, there is one way to get deported in this country. Police allege Bassam Houssein, 23, a native of Lebanon, is an internet predator.

According to police, he arranged for sex with a 14-year-old girl. He failed to show up, but his 18 year-old cousin did, at least that's what I can make of the sloppy written article.

Man Receives 5 Years For Child Porn


Former Transportation Director Sentenced:

31 year-old Anthony S. Kershaw from Naperville, Illinois has been sentenced to at least 5 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography.

Previously, police received a tip from the Illinois Crimes Against Children Task Force indicating that MySpace had discovered a “predator” type account on its system.

The man turned out to be Anthony Kershaw.

If his name sounds familiar it's because I told you about Mr. Kershaw last year here.

Alleged MySpace Predator Enters Plea


Earlier, I told you about the case of Gregory Serrano here and here. If you remember correctly, he was the 33 year-old man accused of luring at least 10 teenage girls via MySpace and Netlog with the intent of taking pornographic pictures and having sex with them.

According to the article, Mr. Serrano has entered a not guilty plea and is now due back in court late June.

If convicted he could face up to life in prison.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Police: Mom Sold Baby For $100


One flat Franklin can get you a baby:

Here's another sick one for you....

Police allege that 28 year-old Jovon Griggs sold her 18-month-old child for $100 to a complete stranger who turned out to be (thank God) a "concerned citizen".

Apparently, investigators got involved and contacted the Department of Children and Family Services.

A sting operation was set forth, and around 11:30 a.m. that day the "concerned citizen" was able to purchase the baby for $100 and notified police thereafter.

The baby and her 8-year-old son were placed into custody, while their mother Jovon Griggs was arrested.

Man Charged With Attempted Sexual Abuse Of A Minor


Suspect busted by PJ takedown:

Police and Perverted Justice have once again teamed up to take down adults who solicit minors on the internet.

This time the sting occured in Maine, and it was Shawn Kargakos, 37 who was arrested.

Police said that the Waterville man, arrived at a home where he believed he was going to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex.

Suspect Held In Attempted Murder, Rape


Suspect held at 1 millon dollar bail:

Police have charged 20 year-old Brian Donnell Bridges with attempted murder, burglary, and rape in a chilling home invasion that happened in Hibbing, Minnesota.

The criminal complaint alleges that the victim woke up and that Bridges threatened to kill her, and proceeded to choke her until she passed out.

While the victim lay unconscious it was then when Bridges raped her twice.

Bail has been set at 1 million.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Police: Hit Planned During MySpace Chats


Suspects were "exceptionally chatty" on MySpace:

Karim Sampson, and Keith L. Williams both of Trenton, and both 19 as well as another unnamed suspect were charged this past Thursday with conspiracy to commit murder in connection to the death of 20 year-old Arrel Bell.

A wanted poster has been issued for a fourth suspect.

Police allege that the entire murder was planned on MySpace, right down to the time and spot.

Last June, Karim Sampson and Arrel Bell robbed two men at gunpoint and took several hundred dollars with them, the victims subsequently then gave police descriptions of the suspects and their car, only then moments later the two were arrested and charged with multiple robbery, theft and firearm possession.

According to the article, sources state that Sampson learned of Bell's cooperation with the prosecution in the case and was marked for death.

The tragic events then followed thereafter.

A source close to the investigation called the MySpace evidence a "smoking gun" and the suspects were "exceptionally chatty" as they conspired to kill Arrel Bell.

A warrent was also served on MySpace.

UPDATE: John Murphy, 19, and Brandon Edwards, 20, have also been charged with the murder of Arrel Bell.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Babysitter Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 4-Year-Old


Arrested while reading the "Encyclopedia of Rape":

A 20-year-old man has been accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy, while babysitting him.

Dennis Boehm, was arrested by police at the local library while reading the "Encyclopedia of Rape".

The boy's mother told a local paper she called home around noon and Boehm had told her the boy had "been fresh" until he gave him a bath. After she returned home, she went into the boy's room and found him crouching on the bed.

Police think Boehm forced the child to have oral sex.

Besides the above profile Dennis Boehm had two others that I found here and here.

School Worker Charged With Sex Crimes


Educational assistant charged with rape:

Roxana G. Mata is yet the latest in a string of school workers arrested for sex crimes involving minors.

Roxana is an educational assistant at Armand Larive Middle School in Hermiston, Oregon and has arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and two counts of third-degree rape.

She has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome, according to this release the school sent out.

Teen Charged With Rape


Accused of forcing female to have sex:

Anthony J. Mussi, a 16 year old teenager was arrested after police allege he forced a 14 year old girl to have sex with him.

The investigation also involves the police department's computer crimes unit, but investigators won't say how a computer is involved in the crime.

He has been charged with one count of first degree rape as well as one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Friday, June 6, 2008

Man Arrested On Child Molestation Charges


Charged with 858 counts of molestation:

Dennis Elliot who resides in West Palm Beach Florida has been charged with get this...858 counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child!

What???

Yes, it's true...

He was arrested this past Tuesday when a girl told police that Mr. Elliot molested her at least three times a week since she was age 9.

According to news reports this began in late 2002, which would probably make the girl around the age of 14 now.

Local cops had the alleged victim call Dennis while they listened in on the conversation between the two.

According to the actual police report, Dennis appologized to her over the phone multiple times as well as telling her he had not meant to touch her innappropriately.

Teacher Accused Of Sex With Students, Used Myspace


Allegedly had sex with four different boys:

A 32 year old Florida middle school teacher has been charged with two counts each of Unlawful Sexual Activity with Minors and Lewd and Lascivious Battery.

The teacher in question is 32-year-old Danielle Jones who is accused of contacting the boys through MySpace and picking them up and taking them to her house where she allegedly had sex with them.

Apparently, there were four boys in question ages between 14-16.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Spiritual Advisor Arrested In Sex Sting


Investigators say man solicited sex with minor via net:

Yesterday, investigators in Kenner Lousiana arrested 28 year old Brett Lachmann on charges for knowingly soliciting a minor online as well as indecent behavior purposes with a juvenile.

Mr. Lachmann was a so called spiritual advisor for the Greater New Orleans Teen Chalange.

Allegedly, he used the screen name "smoothtalker20026" to not only solicit sex from the female minor, but also sent pictures of his "genital area" through a webcam.

Of course, like so many others, the spiritual advisor had no clue that the juvenile he was chatting with was actually an undercover police officer.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Kenner Police Department at (504)712-2222, or if you perfer to e-mail them you can do so here.

Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Boy, Used MySpace


Yet another man who used MySpace to lure a minor to allegedly sexually assault them has been arrested.

This one comes out of Ilinois, South Elgin to be exact and the alleged predator has been named as 31 year old Fahad Khan.

He now faces one count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, according to Cook County Sheriff's Office.

He could face up to 30 years in prison.

You can view the entire story here.

Man Admits Guilt In Teen Sex Case


Man met victim via MySpace, which led to two more:

Earlier, I told you about the case of a group of guys who met up with a group of some very young girls, ages 12, 12 and 14 to have sex with them.

You can read about that here and here.

It appears that the guilty pleas are coming quickly these days, as the latest guilty plea comes from Calvin Smith.

Previously, Suspects Perez McCole and Mario Elder admitted guilt and now await sentencing for their cimes.

The 4th suspect DeVoe Torrence, has since been acquitted.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Teen Admits Rape Of Girl


Dragged girl in alley, raped her there:

Tarrance Jamal Peaches now faces up 15 years in prison for dragging a 16 year old girl in an alley and then raping her.


DNA evidence and a condom were left at the scene, which of course was enough to make this now admitted rapist plead guilty to the crime in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Sentencing is set for August 13th.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Man Arrested In Sexual Assault, Murder Of Woman


Joseph Curl, 29, was arrested by Colorado police in Fort Collins for the murder and sexual assault of 20 year old Linnea Dick.

Linnea Dick was found dead in her burning home after the suspect allegedly set two different fires in her house.


The victim apparently loved animals, she owned three cats and a dog whom she called Lage, a Chihuahua who survived the burning blaze.

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Ex Public Defender Gets Prison For Molestation


Earlier, I told you about Bradley Bingaman here and here. If you remember correctly, he was the public defender who was accused of molesting a girl from the age of seven to eleven.

Anyways, the now former attorney has been sentenced to 14 to 28 years for child molestation and various child porn charges.

The judge in this case called Mr. Bingaman a sexually violent predator.

Read the article

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Substitute Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault


A substitute teacher who most recently worked for Akron schools has been charged by both Hudson and Stow police for allegedly having unlawful sexual conduct with a 14-year-old Hudson girl police say he met online.

Hudson police arrested Albert J. Calabrese III, 24, of Kent, May 21 and charged him with sexual imposition, a misdemeanor. Calabrese was then transferred to the Stow Police Department, where he was charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony.

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Domestic Abuse Leads To Child Porn Guilty Plea


A 31-year-old East Helena man, who came to the attention of law enforcement officials during an alleged domestic dispute with his wife, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to receiving and possessing child pornography.

Barry Armbrister is in custody, awaiting sentencing on Sept. 24. He faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison, and possibly up to 20 years, as well as a $250,000 fine and a lifetime under supervision.


According to information from the U.S. Attorney’s office, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Armbrister residence, to investigate a report of domestic violence.

Once there, Armbrister’s wife said he had grabbed her and thrown her against the wall when she tried to talk to him about a picture he had posted of himself on a computer site.

The wife allegedly told the officer that she had observed Armbrister engage in sexual acts with female children both in his residence and in vehicles, and that when her two girls were 14 and 7, they told her Armbrister had molested them.

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Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges


A Boise man is behind bars after investigators found numerous images of child pornography on his home computer.

22 year old, Kyle Guyton, is charged with felony sexual exploitation of a child.

He was arrested Friday afternoon at his bench home, after police were tipped off about his behavior.

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