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Classifieds crime blotter 12/5/2017

Classifieds crime blotter

Apartment Manager Finds Stolen Fridge For Sale On Craigslist: (Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Craigslist) Home rental scam steals mom’s Christmas money: (Cincinnati, Ohio, Craigslist) Lehigh Valley police discover nationwide sex trafficking ring including cities like Chicago, San Diego and more: (Pennsylvania, Backpage) El Paso men charged after stolen cellphone shows up on selling/purchasing app: (Texas, …

The violence of a Backpage pimp in small town America

The violence of a Backpage pimp in small town America

As I’ve said in the past, too many people think that sex trafficking doesn’t happen where they live, and that it only happens in big cities. Have you ever heard of Auburn, Maine? I didn’t until I read this story. According to Wikipedia, the city has a population of roughly 23,000. That didn’t keep one …

Megan Waterman’s boyfriend arrested again

Missing Craigslist escort’s boyfriend faces drug charge: I originally posted about Megan Waterman here. She’s the woman and mother from Maine who went missing while working as a craigslist escort on Long Island. Her pim…uh…traffick…I mean boyfriend, 20-year-old Akeem Cruz, was arrested in South Portland, Maine for being in possession of 13 rocks of crack. …

MISSING: Megan Waterman

Police hunt for missing Maine mother: Police in Both Maine and Long Island are searching for 22-year-old Megan Waterman. Ms. Waterman when on a trip to New York with her boyfriend, 20-year-old Akeem Cruz of Brooklyn, and disappeared on June 5th. Waterman of Scarborough, Maine advertised herself on craigslist as an escort. When she’s normally …

Man who solicited handyman’s daughter re-arrested

Man charged with soliciting 12-year-old through her dad: Back in September I posted a story about a guy who responded to a craigslist ad for a handyman in Maine. The handyman posted in his ad that he was trying to feed his family. The slime who responded to his ad instead offered money to have …

Handyman ad gets response from pedophile

Police: Man Solicited Sex From Child Online: The headline is a little misleading. A Maine father of four placed an ad on craigslist advertising his services as a handyman so he could feed his kids. Instead 28-year-old Michael Berk emailed the man saying he would pay the man if he could have sex with one …