2008 News Stories

News Stories Related to Internet Crimes Against Children – 2008

Honolulu Star-Bulletin Stories…

10-year term in online sex case Sunday, September 14, 2008 – A Waipahu man was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for using the Internet to solicit sex from an undercover police officer posing as a 13-year-old girl, according to the state Attorney General’s office.

Fake girl online leads to arrest Thursday, Friday, July 4, 2008 – Police arrested a 29-year-old man Wednesday who allegedly tried to meet with an underage girl he met over the Internet for the purposes of having sex.

Resentencing ordered in sex case Thursday, July 3, 2008 – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has sent the case of a former Schofield Barracks soldier convicted for child pornography and sexually abusing one of his minor daughters back to Hawaii for resentencing.

Man arrested in online sex sting Sunday, May 4, 2008 – Police have charged a 23-year-old Mililani man after he allegedly tried to pick up and have sex with what he thought were two 13-year-old girls he met online.

Man is arrested in online sex case Saturday, May 3, 2008 – Charges are pending against a 23-year-old Mililani man who was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly going to meet in Honolulu whom he thought were two 13-year-old girls to have sex.

Prof gets jail in Web sex sting Thursday, March 6, 2008 – A former University of Hawaii professor of electrical engineering will spend a year in jail followed by five years’ probation for arranging to have sex with a state investigator posing on the Internet as a 15-year-old girl.

Man guilty of luring ‘child’ on Net Saturday, February 16, 2008 – A Circuit Court jury found an Oahu man guilty of using an Internet chat room to solicit sex with someone he believed to be a teenage girl.

Man guilty in Internet sex case – The 23-year-old faces a mandatory one-year sentence Wednesday, January 30, 2008 – A Circuit Court jury has found a 23-year-old Moiliili man guilty of using an Internet chat room to solicit sex with a teenage girl.