Monthly Archives: January 2017

Idaho Falls man arrested for sexual exploitation of a child

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) – Investigators with the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested an Idaho Falls man on charges of sexual exploitation of a child.

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced Tuesday that 40-year-old Chad Bruce Claxton is suspected of possessing child pornography. He has been arrested was booked into the Bonneville County Jail following his arrest.

The ICAC Unit was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office and the Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the exploitation of children is encouraged to contact local police, the Attorney General’s ICAC Unit at 208-334-4527 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

The Attorney General’s ICAC Unit works with the Idaho ICAC Task Force, a coalition of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to investigate and prosecute individuals who use the internet to criminally exploit children.

Read more at: http://www.localnews8.com/news/crime-tracker/if-man-arrested-for-sexual-exploitation-of-a-child/302721902

Abington man headed for trial on child pornography charges

ABINGTON An Abington man charged with multiple counts of child pornography waived his preliminary hearing Jan. 27 before District Judge John Kessler.

Daniel J. Flannery, 29, of the 1800 block of Horace Avenue, was charged Dec. 14, 2016, with 100 third-degree felony counts of possession of child pornography and five third-degree felony counts of both dissemination of child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility, according to the criminal complaint.

Seated next to his attorney, Robert Madden, in the Abington District Court last week, Flannery agreed to waive all the charges to Montgomery County Court.

The charges were lodged following an investigation by Abington police Detective Rick Beaghley, a special county detective who investigates internet crimes against children, of a June 3, 2016, report from Chatstep to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an image of child pornography was uploaded by a user of the internet chat service,

Read more at: http://www.montgomerynews.com/timeschronicle/news/abington-man-headed-for-trial-on-child-pornography-charges/article_c38b8138-8e70-5d40-bdc0-d1fcdffaa6d4.html

Police: Missing 4-year-old boy last seen with mentally unstable mother

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – St. Louis County police said a mother and son reported missing were found safe Tuesday.

According to the missing person report, a mother was with her son when she called a crisis hotline. Police said he was believed to be mentally unstable. Police have since found the child and mother.

Read more at: http://www.ksdk.com/news/local/police-missing-4-year-old-boy-last-seen-with-mentally-unstable-mother/395052743

Girl found dead in abandoned Cleveland building ‘consistent’ with missing teen

Aliana DeFreeze 

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A young girl found dead in an abandoned building Sunday has “consistent” features of the 14-year-old girl who went missing days before, officials said.

Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas Gilson said his office is using DNA comparison and fingerprint analysis in order to see if the girl that was found is Alianna DeFreeze. 

“Everything we’ve seen so far is consistent with the missing person,” Gilson said. “But until positive identification is made, we won’t be releasing any information.”

City and county officials did not take questions regarding the case, including the nature of the girl’s injuries.

Cleveland police and the FBI said they are still conducting a missing person’s investigation for DeFreeze and asked for the public’s help for any information relating to her disappearance.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $22,500 reward for any information that helps the case.

“We have a very

Read more at: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/01/girl_found_dead_in_abandoned_c.html

Tip leads to felony child porn charge for Duluth man

Dana Dale Bluebird had unloaded files into a Dropbox program which were suspected to be child pornography, said the complaint filed in 6th District Court in Duluth. Prosecutors had sought and received an additional day in order to solidify the case against Bluebird, who faces five years in prison and $5,000 in fines for the charge of possession of pictorial representation of minors. His bail is set at $50,000.

According to the criminal complaint, an investigator with the Duluth Police Department assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip on Jan. 19. The complaint said that the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children had been supplied five files and recovered three files that included multiple videos of prepubescent children performing acts with naked adult men.

Bluebird is suspected of using an email address “nativeman28” and a username Dana Bluebird to access the files from

Read more at: http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/crime/4209167-tip-leads-felony-child-porn-charge-duluth-man

When does Making A Murderer 2 start again on Netflix? New season release date details

The true story of Steven Avery’s trail and conviction gripped the world back in December 2015 when documentary series Making A Murderer dropped on Netflix. 

And that’s because the first batch of episodes left so many questions we desperately needed answered

Luckily, season 2 of Making A Murderer has been confirmed by film maker Laura Riccardi.

But when can true crime addicts expect an update on Steven and his nephew Brendan Dassey’s case?

Well, it’s now been confirmed that season 2 will come out in 2017. Yay!

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Speaking about the hit show on USA Today, Netflix’s VP of original content, Cindy Holland, said: “The story is still ongoing, so you will see new

Read more at: http://www.ok.co.uk/tv/993633/making-a-murderer-2-start-again-release-details-netflix

UPDATED: Missing person Judith Jeffery found – Nelson News

Nelson

UPDATE: Jeffery has been found by Nelson Search Rescue in good condition and is back with her family.

“It was the Nelson community that helped tip us off. We had fantastic support in helping this family find their Mom,” Cst. Chris Duncan told the Star.

She was last seen near Rosemont.

Nelson resident Judith Jeffery was last seen at 7:30 a.m. yesterday morning near Lakeview Crescent /Highway 3A/6 intersection in the Rosemont area. She is 68-years-old, and the Nelson Police Department is requesting assistance in tracking her down.

Jeffery is 4’10” and approximately 130 pounds. She has short red hair with blonde bangs and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a dark blue ski jacket, black fleece pants and hiking boots. She was carrying a small Burton backpack.

“Nelson Police, family and friends are concerned for the well-being of Mrs. Jeffery and wish to locate her as quickly as

Read more at: http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/412294593.html

Making a Murderer Season 2 Likely Coming in Late 2017: Netflix Exec

The second season of Netflix’s true crime docuseries Making a Murderer will likely begin before the end of 2017, a network spokeswoman confirms to PEOPLE.

The spokeswoman says while she expects new episodes by year’s end, “we have no launch date set as of yet.”

Currently, series creators Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi are in Wisconsin’s Manitowac County filming for the second season, Netflix Vice President Cindy Holland told USA Today.

“Laura and Moira are shooting regularly and working on what the right story is to tell in the next set, so we’re deferring to them on when it will be ready,” Holland said.

 

She added, “Very few people inside of Netflix actually know the details of what we’re getting because we’re wanting to keep it really under wraps and it is an ongoing case so we’re trying to be sensitive to that.”

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Read more at: http://people.com/crime/making-a-murderer-season-2-likely-coming-in-late-2017-netflix-exec/

Bensalem teenage girl missing for more than a year

– The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is seeking the public’s help in finding a teen that has been missing for more than a year 

Quashe Fitch went missing on January 29, 2016 when she was 17 years old.

According to the NCMEC, she was last seen in Bensalem and it’s possible she was traveling to Philadelphia. 

Quashe is described as 5’5″, 140 lbs. and with a tongue piercing. 

 

 

Read more at: http://www.fox29.com/news/232793163-story

Police reopen 26-year-old cold case of missing man

Lindsey Worang is now 35 and lives in New York, outside Buffalo. And she never knew whatever happened to her dad who moved to Temperance and disappeared 26 years ago.

The memories of her father are few, but the ones involving trips to the department store and the cereal box prizes he brought for her are vivid.

Lindsey Worang is now 35 and lives in New York, outside Buffalo. And she never knew whatever happened to her dad who moved to Temperance and disappeared 26 years ago.

“He’s on my mind for every big event in life, the good ones and the bad ones,” Ms. Worang said. “He’s got four grandchildren he’s never seen.”

Charles O. Brandt Jr. was 38 when he was last seen Jan. 6, 1991. He lived on Kirtwood Dr., a street that links Sterns and S. Telegraph

Read more at: http://www.monroenews.com/news/20170131/police-reopen-26-year-old-cold-case-of-missing-man