Justin and Jessica Crandall, ages 28 and 27 respectively, of Sidney, NY, pled guilty to federal charges of Sexual Exploitation of a minor. They videoed their sexual abuse of a 17 month- old child, for whom they were babysitters. Justin Crandall indicated he performed some of these acts while under the influence of methamphetamine. He was convicted on three felony counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, which carries a sentence of 15 to 30 years in federal prison. Jessica Crandall was convicted of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, and Conspiracy to Sexually Exploit a child.
Todd Wayne Boyes, a West Virginia inmate, who had escaped from South Central Regional Jail, was stopped while crossing the border with Mexico on Sunday, a deputy of the state’s Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety reported. He was arrested in Laredo, Texas, after 4 days since his escape.
Crystal Gorman, a 30-year-old woman from Florida, was accused of stealing her sick father’s weapon collection and pawning it. The stolen collection included 47 guns and a set of knives. The Florida woman now faces charges of grand theft, dealing in stolen property, and providing false data on ownership when pawning, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s office.
Two suspects driving a Ford Bronco robbed a vehicle near Win-River Casino on Thursday. They later returned to the crime scene and got arrested by the deputy who was investigating the robbery. The deputy reviewed the footage and determined that the driver matched the description of one of the suspects. The driver was identified as Shawn Lee Cunningham and his passenger as Ashley Marie Haugen, both from Klamath Falls, Oregon.
50 year-old Timothy Malloy, a former teacher at a Wisconsin school, has been convicted of Second Degree Child sexual assault. Malloy taught at Whitman elementary school in Milwaukee Wisconsin. He was charged with sexually assaulting a girl when she was ages 11 to 13, at least 50 times. A second student at the elementary school also alleged that Malloy behaved inappropriately. Malloy said he suffered from depression during the time of the offense, and he is “disgusted with himself” and will seek treatment while incarcerated. He has been sentenced to serve a 10 to 15 year sentence under the terms of a plea deal, as well as 10 years post-release entry on the Wisconsin sex offender registry.
The parents of a 4-month-old boy, Cheyanne Harris and Zachary Koehn, were charged with murder after the baby’s body, covered with maggots, was discovered in the swing of their Iowa apartment. According to court records, the baby hadn’t been removed from his place, hadn’t had a bath, or a diaper changed for at least a week.
44 people were arrested on different charges as a result of a 2-week undercover prostitution sting. The sting operation was held in the FM 1960 and I-45 area of north Houston. Officials say 38 arrests are linked to prostitution, 12 of the suspects being female, one male and 25 male “Johns,” who solicited undercover investigators acting as “prostitutes” for paid sex.
On July 26, 2017, A Campbell CA police officer pulled a vehicle over for speeding on highway 101 at 85 mph. When the police officer asked the female driver for "additional paperwork" her male passenger reached under the seat of his car. The officer drew his weapon, and pointed it at the passenger, telling him to remain still. The office called for backup, which did not arrive for nine minutes. The officer kept his gun trained on the passenger for the entire time. Many people have called the Campbell police department to criticize, question and protest this action.
1,500 documents were released by the FBI on Tuesday, revealing the dark sides of Adam Lanza - author of one of the deadliest school shootings in the US. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old young man, who had earlier killed his mother, attacked the Sandy Hook elementary school on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, shooting 20 children and 6 adults to death. Then he took his own life right after the killings.
Carlos Deangelo Bell has been accused of sexually assaulting 42 boys, ages ranging from 11 to 17 at a Maryland school. Bell was a teacher’s aide and track coach at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School, from May 2015 to June 2017. He is also HIV positive, and allegedly had unprotected sexual contact with the victims, though thus far, none of his victims have tested positive. A search of Bell’s electronic devices discovered obscene images of children. He has been indicted on 206 charges, including sexual abuse of a minor, first, second and third degree sex offense, and possession of child pornography. He is being held without bail, and faces life in prison if convicted.