2009 News Stories

News Stories Related to Internet Crimes Against Children – 2009

Honolulu Star-Bulletin Stories…

Convicted thief accused of producing child porn

Friday, September 11, 2009 – A Big Island man on state probation for theft and forgery is in federal custody for allegedly producing child pornography.

Sex offender arrested again

Friday, July 03, 2009 – Deputy U.S. marshals have arrested a convicted sex offender, a former local bank executive, for allegedly violating conditions of his supervised release.

Waikele resident accused of luring teen over Internet Wednesday, May 13, 2009 – A 24-year-old Waikele man was charged yesterday with first-degree electronic enticement of a child for allegedly using the Internet to entice a person whom he thought was a 14-year-old girl to meet him to have sex.

Windward Oahu Man charged with trying to lure girl Friday, April 06, 2009 – A 22-year-old Ahuimanu man was charged over the weekend after he allegedly arranged to meet and have sex with a 14-year-old girl he met online.

Maui Democrat says online sting creates sex crime Friday, April 03, 2009 – WAILUKU » State Rep. Joe Bertram has argued a friend caught in an Internet predator sting should not be sent to prison for an “imaginary crime.”

Sex predator could get probation Friday, March 20, 2009 – Matthew Cargill confessed to soliciting sex with a teen online A man who admitted having sex with a 15-year-old girl he met online through the girl’s MySpace account could get probation when he is sentenced in May.

Kauai girl lured in Internet case Tuesday, March 10, 2009 – A 16-year-old Kauai girl will be returned to her grandparents by Los Angeles welfare officials after she was reported missing on Sunday, Kauai County officials said yesterday.

Man allegedly abused boy, 15 Wednesday, February 25, 2009 – A 28-year-old Waipio man was arrested yesterday for allegedly using nude photos of a 15-year-old boy to obtain sexual favors from him.