child pornography

April 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Middle School Teacher Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Kevin Bremerman, 35, of Damascus Park Terrace in Damascus, was arrested and charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. He is a middle school teacher at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown, but Montgomery County Police Department stressed that these offenses do not involve students. However, MCPD wrote in a news release, “investigators are […]

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November 30, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Internet Crimes Against Children Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

Montgomery County police has seen a rise in internet crimes against children during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to authorities. The Special Victims Investigations Division – Child Exploitation Unit notes the rise of crimes that include the sending and receiving of child pornography, sexual exploitation of children, and children being blackmailed for money after sending nude […]

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February 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Quince Orchard Coach Gets Probation For 1,000 Files of Child Pornography

A former Quince Orchard High School coach was sentenced Feb. 21 to five years of probation and six days in jail for possession of child pornography.  Dake Williams was an assistant wrestling coach at the school from 2015 to 2018.  While investigating Williams’ home for illegal drugs in the Crown neighborhood of Gaithersburg, authorities seized […]

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January 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

Germantown Man Arrested for Solicitation of Girl, 14

A 61-year-old Germantown man remains jailed after he was charged in connection with child sex offenses, a Montgomery County police statement said. Miguel Angel De Jesus Navarro, 61, of the 12500 block of Great Park Circle in Germantown, is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. The […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hagerstown Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police charged a Hagerstown man Tuesday with several counts of child pornography, a police statement said. He was arrested in Montgomery County. Hugo J. Arce, 40, is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. Arce was arrested without incident at a relative’s home, police said. […]

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September 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Man Faces 22 Years in Prison for Child Pornography

A Gaithersburg man could face a 22-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Wednesday to child pornography and extortion charges, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Zhi Tian Lang, 23, admitted that he threatened to post revealing photos of 11 girls on the Internet if they did not send him sexually explicit photographs […]

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September 18, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Quince Orchard Coach Faces 10 Child Pornography Charges

A former Quince Orchard High School assistant wrestling coach is facing 10 charges of possession of child pornography. Investigators found that Dake Edward Williams, 28, had more than 1,000 files of child pornography on electronic devices. He was a volunteer coach at Quince Orchard High School from 2015 to 2018. According to his arrest warrant, […]

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August 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Man Gets 135 Months for Child Pornography

A Rockville man, previously convicted of possessing child pornography 17 years ago, is going to prison for 135 months for new child pornography charges, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Timothy Lawrence Day, 59, must pay a $20,000 fine and a $5,000 special assessment, serve 10 years of supervised release, and register […]

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June 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Former Navy Employee from Silver Spring Faces 25-45 Years for Child Pornography

A former Navy employee from Silver Spring pleaded guilty Tuesday on child pornography charges, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Baltimore. Spencer Eugene Steckman, 35, faces 25 to 45 years according to the terms of his plea agreement, the statement said. U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm must still approve […]

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May 31, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Court Documents Detail Dozens of Videos in Aspen Hill Child Pornography Case

Accused Photographed Girls Who Lived With Him A child pornography case in Aspen Hill led to three Montgomery County police searches uncovering dozens of videos. According to court records, 10 videos depicted nude images of three girls who lived with the man who has been charged in the case. The charging documents catalog 10 other […]

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