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Location: Bethel
Type: SAM II x 5 and Possess Child Pornography X 4

Dispatch Text:

On 9-8-17, the Bethel Violent Offenders Unit began an investigation into a cyber tip reference child pornography in Bethel.  On 9-4-18, a grand jury from Anchorage indicted Derek E. Jennings 36 yoa of Bethel on four counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree, class"B' felonies, one count of Attempted Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree, a class "C" felony, and four counts of Possession of Child Pornography all "C" felonies.  On 9-6-18, Derek was arrested on a $50,000.00 arrest warrant by the Bethel Police Department.  He was booked into YKCC.     

Posted on 9/6/2018 3:18:47 PM by DPS\trwidmier

Posting Section: C Detachment