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Counsel: KTS Predator Hunters Lawsuit Will Be Dropped, Kyle Swanson To Resume Operations With Law Enforcement

taken from Riverbender – published December 7 2020 10:17 AM KTS Predator Hunters are free to continue doing the Lord’s work. KTS, founded by Kyle Swanson to end the sexual exploitation of children, was sued as an organization with Mr. Swanson in Randolph County in September for “defamation” by a suspected “John” who found himself…

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Former security guard sues sex ‘predator hunters’ for defamation in Randolph County

source: https://herald-review.com Teri Maddox Belleville News-DemocratOct 16, 2020 AMetro East group that posts photos, videos and other information on social media to expose and shame suspected pedophiles is being sued for defamation by a Randolph County man. Adrian Collins filed a lawsuit in Randolph County Circuit Court last month against KTS Predator Hunters and its…

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Jonesboro, Ill. man facing indecent solicitation of a child, grooming charges

source: https://www.kfvs12.com/2020/09/14/jonesboro-ill-man-facing-indecent-solicitation-child-grooming-charges/ By Amber Ruch| September 14, 2020 at 1:28 PM CDT – Updated September 14 at 3:46 PM JONESBORO, Ill. (KFVS) – A man is facing charges for allegedly trying to meet a child under the age of 14 for sex. Harold “Harry” Thomas Goetz, 78, of Jonesboro, was charged with one count of indecent solicitation…

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Group’s tip about online sex chats leads to Roodhouse man’s arrest

source: https://www.myjournalcourier.com By David C.L. Bauer Published 4:30 am CDT, Friday, August 14, 2020 A group that has raised both support and criticism for what some see as a vigilante approach to catching people accused of trying to meet underage children for sex has helped lead to the arrest of a Roodhouse man. Mark R. Lockman, 53, of Roodhouse…

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Press Release – Pike County Sheriff Update

source: https://www.pikecountysd.org/news/press-release/ May 29, 2020 The Pike County Sheriff’s Department announced additional criminal charges have been filed against James L. Chestnutt, age 37, of Nebo, Illinois. On May 26th, 2020, a warrant of arrest was issued for James Chestnutt on three (3) counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The investigation began on May 14th, 2020…

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Jacksonville man sentenced to 60 months in prison in Fayette Co Court for Indecent Solicitation of a Child

source: https://www.vandaliaradio.com/2019/10/18/jacksonville-man-sentenced-to-60-months-in-prison-for-indecent-solicitation-of-a-child/ A 27 year old Jacksonville man was sentenced in Fayette County Court this week to 60 months in prison.  Kyle D. Upchurch pleaded guilty to Indecent Solicitation of a Child and was sentenced by Judge Kevin Parker to 60 months in the Department of Corrections. In the release on the plea, Fayette County…