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▫️Shreveport Attorney Re-Arrested for Child Sex Abuse Images
A local attorney who was arrested earlier this year on more than 250 counts of pornography involving juveniles, has been re-arrested on four additional counts. Brian D. Smith of Shreveport, 68, was arrested by the Bossier City Marshal's office Monday, October 3, 2022, following investigation by the Louisiana Attorney General's Internet Crimes Against Children task force, or ICAC.
▫️CBP Officers Thwart Alleged Child Smuggling Attempt at the Hidalgo International Bridge
CBP OFO arrested the man and the minors, both Mexican citizens, were processed as unaccompanied undocumented noncitizens and were turned over to the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).
▫️State Police Task Force Nabs Child Rapist, Pornographer, in Valley, Northumberland County man faces child sex charges
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Police say 72-year-old Robert Taylor allegedly assaulted children at his residence in Mount Carmel for two years. Taylor was arrested and arraigned in front of Honorable MDJ William C. Cole and charged with rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault, and corruption of minors, for the crimes against the child. State Troopers say Taylor was also charged with over 300 felony counts of sexual abuse of children and one count of criminal use of a communication facility.
▫️Trial starts for water polo coach accused of molesting 13 teenagers
Bahram Hojreh, 46, is facing 24 felony counts including lewd or lascivious acts with a minor under 14
▫️KPD: Kewanee man held teenager against her will
Following an investigation, David Rounds was arrested for kidnapping (Class 2 Felony), unlawful restraint (Class 4 Felony), attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault (Class 1 Felony), criminal sexual abuse (Class A Misdemeanor) and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse (Class 2 Felony). The Henry County State’s Attorney Office has filed formal charges against Rounds, who is being held on $1 million bond
▫️Illinois Man Convicted of Attempted Online Enticement and Sex Trafficking of a Child