2006 News Stories

News Stories Related to Internet Crimes Against Children – 2006

Honolulu Star-Bulletin Stories…

3 arrested this week in sexual assaults Saturday, November 25, 2006 – One man is charged after police say he flew here to see a girl he met online

Tougher enticement law gets its first test Wednesday, November 18, 2006 – A Nanakuli man, 43, faces at least a year in jail if convicted as an Internet predator.

Kids using ‘Net to bully others Wednesday, May 10, 2006 – Honolulu police and school officials say the problem is growing.

Child porn collector sentenced to 10 year Wednesday, April 12, 2006 – A self-employed graphics artist has been sentenced to the maximum 10 years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography.

HPD officer warns kids about MySpace Wednesday, April 12, 2006 – Honolulu police Internet crimes detective Chris Duque said he has been warning Oahu kids and teens for two years about putting too much personal information online at the popular MySpace.com Web site.

Airman gets 60 days for child porn downloads Friday, April 7, 2006 – A judge denies a deferred plea for what the defendant says was a mistake.

4-nation kid porn sting brings isle indictment Tuesday, March 21, 2006 – A 19-year-old Barbers Point man accused of possessing child pornography on his computer was indicted Thursday on federal charges.

Honolulu man indicted in sex liaison with teen Tuesday, March 21, 2006 – A Honolulu man accused of having sex with a teenager after meeting her on a MySpace.com Web site has been indicted by an Oahu grand jury.

Coalition should help fight against child porn March 17, 2006 – Charges against a Hawaii man and people in eight other states and three other countries should put child pornographers around the world on notice.

Man charged in sex assault on teen Thursday, March 16, 2006 – Police charged an Oahu man with sexual assault — the third to allegedly solicit sex with a teenager on the MySpace.com Web site in a little more than a month.

Child porn arrests include Oahu man Thursday, March 16, 2006 – Participants in an international Internet chat room transmitted live shots of child molestation and traded thousands of pictures of child pornography, federal authorities said yesterday in announcing charges against 27 people.

Third man held in MySpace sex liaison Tuesday, March 14, 2006 – Honolulu police arrested a third man who allegedly solicited sex with a teenager through the MySpace.com Web site over the weekend.

Referee admitted sex abuse, records claim Tuesday, March 14, 2006 – A Barbers Point man accused of possessing child pornography admitted to federal investigators that he had sexual contact with two boys, ages 10 and 12, according to court documents.

Man, 33, charged with sex assault Friday, March 10, 2006 – A 33-year-old man, who allegedly solicited a sexual relationship with a teenage girl on a social-networking Web site, was charged yesterday with six counts of sexual assault.

Another isle man allegedly baits teen victim on MySpace Thursday, March 9, 2006 – Honolulu police have arrested a second man who allegedly solicited a sexual relationship with a teenager through the MySpace.com social-networking Web site.

Suspect facing more counts of sex assault Thursday, March 2, 2006 – An Oahu grand jury has re-indicted a 30-year-old man, allegedly found in the bed of a 14-year-old Waialae boy by his stepfather, adding four more first-degree sexual assault charges and upgrading an electronic enticement charge.

Police arrest man found in teen’s bed Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006 – Prosecutors yesterday charged a 30-year-old man with sex assault, electronic enticement and distribution of pornography to a minor after he was allegedly found in the bed of a 14-year-old boy by his stepfather Sunday night.

Man gets 40-month sentence in child porn case Thursday, January 19, 2006 – An archivist for Bishop Museum was ordered to serve 40 months in federal prison for possessing more than 31,000 images of child pornography and 400 movies on his home computers depicting children being sexually exploited.