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Man in child porn case that closed observatory indicted

Aug. 8, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man linked to a child pornography investigation that sparked a mysterious closure of a solar observatory in New Mexico two years ago has been indicted. Court documents show that a grand jury last month indicted former janitor Joshua Lee Cope on three child pornography counts...

Police: Sex offender used restaurant Wi-Fi to get child porn

Aug. 7, 2020 1:38 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man previously convicted of possessing child pornography used the Wi-Fi network at a restaurant to access and distribute child pornography again, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Rhode Island said. Police arrested Vincent J. Siravo, 40, of Westerly, on Tuesday, and he...

Man who assaulted infant gets 12 more years for forgery

Aug. 3, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man convicted of sexually assaulting an infant has been resentenced to 16 years in prison after it was discovered that he forged letters of support for his original sentencing. Thirty-five-year-old Andrew Glasser was initially given four years in prison after entering an...

FILE - In this June 5, 2019, file photo, Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of fundamentalist Mexico-based church La Luz del Mundo, appears in Los Angeles County Superior Court. California on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, charged the leader of a Mexican megachurch with child rape and human trafficking, months after a court dismissed the previous allegations because of prosecution errors. García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, was charged with three dozen felony counts  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Child rape charges refiled against Mexican megachurch leader

Jul. 31, 2020 1:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Wednesday charged the leader of a Mexican megachurch with child rape and human trafficking, months after a court dismissed the previous allegations because of prosecution errors. Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, was...

FILE - In this June 5, 2019, file photo, Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of fundamentalist Mexico-based church La Luz del Mundo, appears in Los Angeles County Superior Court. California on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, charged the leader of a Mexican megachurch with child rape and human trafficking, months after a court dismissed the previous allegations because of prosecution errors. García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, was charged with three dozen felony counts  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Mexican megachurch leader charged again with child rape

Jul. 31, 2020 12:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Wednesday charged the leader of a Mexican megachurch with child rape and human trafficking, months after a court dismissed the previous allegations because of prosecution errors. Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, was...

FILE - This undated booking photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Stephen T. Parshall. A federal child exploitation charge has been added to conspiracy and firearms counts against Marshall, accused with two other men of plotting terrorism attacks during Las Vegas protests in May. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP,File)

Man in Vegas terror case charged with US child abuse count

Jul. 30, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have added a child exploitation charge to conspiracy and firearms counts against a Las Vegas man accused with two others of plotting terrorism attacks during Las Vegas protests about race and police policies. Stephen Thomas Parshall, 36, is in federal custody, and earlier...

Life prison sentence for Sun Valley man for child sex abuse

Jul. 27, 2020 2:05 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 27-year-old Sun Valley man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing two young female relatives. Patrick Brymer was sentenced in Washoe District Court last week to life in prison with the possibility of parole after a serving a minimum of 45 years. Brymer earlier...

Convicted sex offender charged with child porn possession

Jul. 26, 2020 11:29 AM EDT

UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) — A convicted Vermont sex offender has been charged with possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney for Vermont Christina Nolan said Ryan Beaulieu, 43, of Underhill, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of child pornography. Nolan's office said the state's Internet Crimes...

Man guilty of repeated rape of child gets 20-year sentence

Jul. 23, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison after admitting he repeatedly raped a child a decade ago. In sentencing Gregory Reed of Mahomet , Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis called him ``sexually dangerous” man who should never be around children...

Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to child porn charge

Jul. 21, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to possessing child pornography. James Robert Wissmann IV, 35, will be sentenced to at least four years in prison if a judge accepts his plea agreement with federal prosecutors, U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office said in a news...