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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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May 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

A 22-year-old Aspen Hill man has been charged with child pornography offenses, according to a Montgomery County police statement issued Thursday. Henri Josue Guevara-Chicas of the 13300 block of Galvez Street secretly recorded girls while they were in his home, the statement said. In an investigation that started in mid-October 2018, Special Victims Investigations Division […]

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May 29, 2019 | Staff Writer


Clarksburg Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police arrested a Clarksburg man Tuesday on child pornography and distribution charges, according to police. Mirantsoa Nirina Rabe, 24, is being held without bail at Montgomery County Detention Center, online court sources say. Rabe faces three counts of distribution of child pornography and five counts of possession of child pornography, a state police […]

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May 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Man Faces Child Porn Charges

A Montgomery County man faces child pornography charges after a Maryland State Police investigation. Charles Victor Kopfstein-Penk, 74, of Bethesda is charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, a state police statement said. Kopfstein-Penk was arrested at his home without incident and taken to the state police Rockville Barrack for processing. In February […]

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April 17, 2019 | Staff Writer


Gaithersburg Man Faces Child Porn Charges

A Gaithersburg man was charged Wednesday with distribution and possession of child pornography, a Maryland State Police statement said. The arrest followed a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation. Andrzej Piwowarski, 43, faces two counts of distribution of child pornography and seven counts of possession of child pornography, according to […]

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April 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Man Gets 22 Years for Child Porn Charges

A 44-year-old Rockville man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for federal child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported. Between June 16 and Oct. 9, 2017, Stephen McGrath posed online as a modeling agent, communicating with six girls, between the ages of 12 and 16, according to the U.S. Attorney. McGrath confirmed […]

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