2004 News Stories

News Stories Related to Internet Crimes Against Children – 2004

Honolulu Star-Bulletin Stories…

Man indicted in Net liaison Wednesday, September 29, 2004 – A Kaneohe man who allegedly communicated with a purported 13-year-old on the Internet and agreed to meet with her for sex was indicted yesterday by an Oahu grand jury on a charge of first-degree electronic enticement of a child.

Alleged proposition of child leads to arrest Friday, August 6, 2004 – A 42-year-old Mililani man was arrested yesterday for suspicion of first-degree electronic enticement of a child.

UH student gets 30 days in jail Wednesday, August 4, 2004 – The man is tripped up by police posing as a teenage girl online.

Man gets probation, jail for Net sex offense Saturday, July 24, 2004 – A 31-year-old Waianae man convicted of using the Internet to arrange a sexual encounter with a minor has been ordered to spend 30 days in jail and five years on probation.

Net case nets 6-month term Saturday, June 26, 2004 – Armando Sierra is sentenced for trying to lure a girl for sex through the Internet.

Waipahu man accused of luring teen for sex Friday, June 25, 2004 – Police arrested a 29-year-old Waipahu man Wednesday after he allegedly arranged to meet a 15-year-old boy to engage in sexual conduct.

Libraries must install Net filter by June 30 Saturday, June 19, 2004 – To comply with federal law, Hawaii’s public libraries plan to install an Internet filter on their computers by June 30 to block Web sites considered “harmful to minors,” but adult patrons may request that it be disabled.

Bank executive admits to possessing child pornography Saturday, April 17, 2004 – A former top executive at Bank of Hawaii, who also served as Central Pacific Bank’s chief investment officer, has pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography downloaded from the Internet.

Kauai man gets 10 years for child porn Tuesday, April 6, 2004 – A 60-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for posting an ad on the Internet offering to trade child pornography and for possessing thousands of images and movies of child pornography on his computer.

Court defers enticement charge Thursday, March 4, 2004 – A convict who sought sex with a minor girl could have his record expunged in five years

Whatever Happened To…
An update on past news
Saturday, January 24, 2004 – Child pornographer has served his full sentence.