Tag: solicitation

San Juan Man Arrested for Soliciting Minor Online

San Juan (KFXV) — Authorities arrest one man for soliciting a minor online. According to the San Juan Police Department, they, along with the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, DPS and Homeland Security arrested Roberto Barrera — a fugitive — for online solicitation or a minor. Law enforcement has released few details, but we will update you are more information is made...

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Police Arrest Three Men For Sexually Soliciting Minors online

McAllen (KFXV) — The McAllen Police Department and FBI have come together to form the RGV Safe Street Task Force, arresting three men for online solicitation of a minor –identified as 23 year old Edinburg resident, Diego Martinez, 23 year old, Johnny Rene Garcia from McAllen, and 29 year old, Hector Rodríguez Catemaxca also from McAllen. Investigators say each individual made contact with an officer on a social networking site and asked to meet with what they thought was a child for an inappropriate sexual...

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Beware Solicitation Scammers

Harlingen (KFXV) — Authorities are warning residents about a possible solicitation scam. It’s been reported that a man is knocking on a resident’s door during the evening hours claiming to be from a security company. The man is described as a white male, thin around 165 lbs – and 5’9” or 5’10” in height. If anyone comes to your door claiming to be from a certain company ask to see ID and verify with the company…If they don’t cooperate call...

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Donna ISD Security Guard sent Nude Photos to 14-Year-Old Girl

A Donna ISD security guard is behind bars on charges for online solicitation of a minor. Investigators say he was sharing nude pictures of himself through social media. The man worked as a security guard at the same school as the 14-year-old victim. 23-year-old Estevan Garcia turned himself in this morning to hidalgo county authorities, after the victim’s grandmother reported the inappropriate photos. “It showed communication between himself and the 14-year-old minor that contained graphic photos with nudity in them.” She said photos were sent to the 14-year-old girl through a popular social media application. “This particular one was...

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Robinson to Panthers: Don’t do what I did at Super Bowl

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Before the Carolina Panthers went to California for the Super Bowl, team broadcaster Eugene Robinson had a message for the players: Don’t mess up like I did. Robinson was a Falcons safety in 1999 when he was arrested the night before the super bowl for solicitation of a prostitute, while his wife and children were in a nearby hotel. Robinson played in the super bowl the following day, but gave up an 80-yard touchdown pass and missed a tackle on a long run as Atlanta lost 34-19 to the Denver Broncos. “It was just...

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