Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Craigs List Strikes Again – Man charged with molesting boy he met on CraigsList

Law enforcement is seeking the public's help in identifying potential additional victims

Posted by CotoBlogzz 09-28-2010
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA  - Mark Aime Brosseau, a 54-year-old man has been arrested and charged for engaging in illegal sexual conduct with a 14-year-old boy he met on Craigslist.org, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office

Brosseau, was charged today with one felony count each of lewd acts upon a child, contacting a child with the intent to commit lewd acts, and meeting a child with the intent to engage in lewd conduct. He faces a maximum sentence of five years and four months in state prison if convicted. Brosseau is being held on $100,000 bail and is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing Oct. 1, 2010.

According to the OCDA’’s office,
a series of proactive arrests were made by HBPD in early 2010 involving an undercover detective posing as a minor child on Craigslist.org. “This arrest indicates the importance of parents monitoring their children's use of the Internet,” reads a press released issued today.
The investigation is ongoing. HBPD and the Orange County District Attorney's Office are seeking the public's help in locating anyone with additional information or who believes they have been a victim. Please contact HBPD Detective Kevin Johnson at (714) 960-8834 or Supervising District Attorney Investigator Randy Litwin at (714) 347-8794. 
Deputy District Attorney Jennifer Walker of the Sexual Assault Unit is prosecuting this case

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