The courts have been busy, busy, busy this week. Here’s an attempt at playing catch-up with some of the allegations:
Filthy apartment. Razors on the floor. Exposed wiring. Dirty diapers stashed under a bed. As this Associated Press story shows, bad housekeeping can cross the line into criminal, especially when little kids [...]
Here’s the one good thing about this creepy story on a man accused of posing online as a young girl to entice a 10-year-old Montana boy to send him explicit videos – the boy’s vigilant mom realized something weird was going on and called police.
That allowed them to catch the guy:
The story in today’s Missoulian about a Wyoming girl allegedly lured to Montana by a convicted sex offender, then held for four days and repeatedly assaulted, was as difficult to write as it is to read.
Here are some resources on how to keep your kids safe:
* The Department of [...]
“If you lived next door to a six-lane highway, you’d be worried about (your kids playing in) traffic. Yet the information highway goes right through your house.”
Missoula police Detective Guy Baker, one of three members of Missoula’s Internet Crimes Against Children task force. (Read the Missoulian story on their efforts.)