Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

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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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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