Category Archives: Child Exploitation

Cyber Tip Leads to Child Porn Arrest  

Mount Vernon Police District – A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged with 30 felonies related to the possession and production of child pornography as well as the solicitation of minors. The investigation began when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was notified of potentially illicit images being uploaded to a Dropbox account. NCMEC then notified Virginia

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Chief Davis Pleased to Introduce Latest Crime Fighting Resource: K9 Browser

Browser is a certified electronic detection canine and is trained to find electronic media storage and other digital devices such as hard drives, USB drives and cell phones. He finds these items by detecting a distinct chemical found in electronics. Browser can pinpoint where the electronics are and can find devices as small as a microSD card.    Browser was purchased

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Online Predators Arrested in Operation COVID Crackdown

Detectives from our Major Crimes and Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureaus arrested 30 men earlier this month during Operation COVID Crackdown – an online sting that sought to identify and apprehend predators who use the internet to exploit children. In each case, offenders used online platforms to initiate explicit conversations and solicit sex from police officers posing as children. When

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Detectives Arrest Music Instructor for Aggravated Sexual Battery

McLean Police District –Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau’s Child Abuse Squad have arrested Jun Hou, 56, of Vienna, for Aggravated Sexual Battery. The investigation began in September when a juvenile disclosed being inappropriately touched by Hou. Our detectives worked to corroborate the allegations and received authorization from the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office to obtain warrants. Hun was arrested on Monday Dec.

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Man Charged with Additional Sex Crimes against Children at In-Home Daycare

Mason Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau arrested Elwood Lewis Thomas, 35, of the Alexandria section of Fairfax County. He is charged with the sexual abuse of several juveniles at a former in-home daycare in Annandale. Happy Land Daycare was located in the 6400 block of Holyoke Drive and operated from approximately 1999 to 2012. Thomas was

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