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Fort Worth Police Drop Criminal Case Against Black Family

The ongoing deliberation over whether to pursue a criminal case against a black family and white police officer finally came to a close several weeks ago. Jacqueline Craig and her daughter Brea Hymond were initially charged with resisting arrest, search, or transport, and interfering with public duties. Officer William Martin was also cleared by the …

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36 Arrests Made in Houston Sex Crime Sting

Montgomery County - Texas

Montgomery County Sex Crimes Sting The Montgomery County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested 36 adults in the last three months of 2016 for sex crimes against children, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force implemented “Operation Safe Holiday” during October, November, and December, in an attempt to …

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Sonia Cacy Declared Innocent 2 Decades After Murder Conviction

Court of Criminal Appeals - Texas

Another False Conviction When a person is being investigated for or accused of a serious crime, the public is often quick to assume that the accused is guilty. And accusations are sometimes enough to ruin a person’s reputation. This was the case with Sonia Cacy. Twenty-five years ago, Sonia Cacy was accused …

Certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography

Federal Offense

Federal Code Section 18 U.S.C. § 2252A criminalizes “certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography” as follows: (a) Any person who— (1) knowingly mails, or transports or ships using any means or facility of interstate or foreign commerce or in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce by …

Certain activities relating to material involving the sexual exploitation of minors

Federal Offense

Federal Code Section 18 U.S.C. § 2252 criminalizes certain activities related to the sexual exploitation of children. 18 U.S.C. § 2252 is as follows: (a) Any person who— (1) knowingly transports or ships using any means or facility of interstate or foreign commerce or in or affecting interstate or foreign …

Sexual Exploitation of Children

Federal Offense

Sexual Exploitation of Children is a Federal Criminal Offense described in 18 U.S.C. § 2251  as follows: (a) Any person who employs, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any minor to engage in, or who has a minor assist any other person to engage in, or who transports any minor in …

Electronic Transmission Of Certain Visual Material Depicting Minor

Federal Offense

ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF CERTAIN VISUAL MATERIAL DEPICTING MINOR.is a Texas offense, described in the Texas Penal Code Section 43.261 as follows: ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF CERTAIN VISUAL MATERIAL DEPICTING MINOR. (a) In this section: (1) “Dating relationship” has the meaning assigned by Section 71.0021, Family Code. (2) “Minor” means a person younger …

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