• crimes against children April 25, 2022 6:12 pm

    NYC Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Trafficking 16-Year-Old Girls

    A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex trafficking of a child for forcing two 16-year-old girls to engage in prostitution. Steven Bell, 36, of Flatbush, Brooklyn, will not only spend a decade in prison, but was also sentenced to five years’ post-release supervision, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced. Bell will have…

  • CRIME STOPPERS April 20, 2022 10:05 am

    NYPD: NYC Man Caught for Rape of Twin Toddlers in PA, Assault on Cops in Manhattan

    A 22-year-old man has been arrested for assaulting two NYPD officers, including biting one, while they attempted to arrest him Tuesday morning before eventually breaking free, police said. According to the NYPD, at around 4:15 a.m. on April 19th, at a shelter on West 30 street, two Regional Fugitive Task Force officers attempted to take a young man into custody…

  • crimes against children January 27, 2022 10:12 pm

    Air Force Officer Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Porn From Maryland to New York

    A U.S. Air Force officer has pleaded guilty to moving videos of child pornography from Maryland to New York, a federal prosecutor said. Erek L. Barron, U.S. Attorney for Maryland, said in a news release that 1st Lt. Jason Daniel Ort, 36, of Waldorf, Maryland, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to transportation of child pornography. According to his guilty plea,...

  • Tennessee January 10, 2022 9:40 pm

    Child Rape Suspect in Tenn. May Have Victims in 10 States Including NY, NJ: Prosecutor

    A man arrested on child rape charges last month in Tennessee could have victims in nine other states, a prosecutor said Monday. Ryan Andrew Meyung, 30, was charged in December with child rape, aggravated kidnapping and other related counts, Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston said in a statement. An investigation led to local law enforcement partnering with Homeland Security…

  • Orange January 3, 2022 9:28 pm

    NJ Cops Investigate Death of 4-Year-Old Girl Found With ‘Unexplained Bruising': ECPO

    Authorities in New Jersey are investigating the death of a 4-year-old girl from New Jersey after she was found unresponsive with unexplained bruising on her body. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Orange Police Director Todd Warren announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are investigating the...

  • Hudson County September 21, 2021 4:31 pm

    4 Men Arrested in Sex Assault of 14-Year-Old NJ Girl

    Four Jersey City men, ages 19 to 26, were arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Bayonne girl who they met after she ran away from home earlier this month, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced Tuesday. Nasire Williams, 26, was arrested Thursday and charged with second-degree sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child in the third degree,…

  • Atlantic County September 18, 2021 2:26 am

    NJ Man Charged for the Sexual Assault of 10-Year-Old Girl During 1996 Home Invasion

    A 59-year-old man was charged for the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl during a 1996 home invasion in New Jersey after detectives used DNA evidence to solve the 25-year-old cold case, authorities announced Friday. Brian Lee Avis, 59, of Egg Harbor City, was arrested Monday by the New Jersey State Police and Brigantine Police Department, and charged with aggravated…

  • BERGEN COUNTY September 14, 2021 10:13 pm

    NJ Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting the Same Minor in Two States

    A 42-year-old married Bergen County man has been accused of sexually assaulting the same minor in two different states, authorities announced Tuesday. Cheldon Clare, of Hasbrouck Heights, was arrested following an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department, and the Barnstable, Massachusetts Police Department, the Bergen County prosecutor said. According to authorities, on...

  • crimestoppers August 24, 2021 8:03 pm

    NYPD: Man Follows Girl Into Queens Store, Masturbates Near Her and Her Mom

    The NYPD is asking the public’s help in finding a man they say followed a girl who was with her mother at a store in Queens and masturbated near them late last month. Police said Tuesday that the incident took place July 31 at around 1 p.m. It is at approximately this time when the man followed the 13-year-old female…

  • crimes against children August 18, 2021 7:49 pm

    NYPD: Search Ongoing for Man Who Repeatedly Raped 9-Year-Old Girl in the Bronx

    Police are searching for a 58-year-old man they say repeatedly raped a 9-year-old girl in 2015 in the Bronx. The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in finding Nathaniel Heard after it was reported to police that between June 30, 2015, and Oct. 1, 2015, he raped the girl inside a Bronx home on numerous…

  • crimes against children July 14, 2021 9:47 pm

    31 People Arrested in Statewide ‘Operation 24/7' Sex Offender Sting: NJ AG

    Thirty-one individuals were arrested and charged for sexually exploiting children online following a New Jersey sting that saw to target the spike of online predators during the pandemic, the state’s Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Wednesday. The men were arrested as part of “Operation 24/7,” a collaborative operation that saw the help of the Division of Criminal Justice, New Jersey…

  • Passaic County March 3, 2021 10:23 pm

    New Jersey Man Accused of Sexual Assault, Other Crimes Against Children in His Care

    A 31-year-old New Jersey man is accused of sexual assault, and other crimes, against children in his care, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. Ricardo Palma, of Passaic, was arrested Tuesday and has been charged with two counts of second degree sexual assault, three counts of second degree endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of third...

  • New York February 27, 2019 12:25 am

    NYPD Tips: How to Keep Your Kids Safe From Online Predators

    Children are living in a dangerous online world packed with predators, and parents must be vigilant to keep their children safe, according to Det. Andrew Shore of the NYPD Computer Crimes Squad. “Children are exposed,” said Shore. “We get hundreds of tips a month. Some of the cases really get to you.” The number of child exploitation tips to the…

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