Criminal Justice News

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Tennessee Man Arrested for Attempted Child Molestation


ATLANTA—Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Lamkin announces, on behalf of the Northwest Georgia Crimes Against Children Task Force, the following arrest:

Trey Allen, 20 years old, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was arrested without incident on Saturday, August 18, 2012, in Ringgold, Georgia by agents and officers from the FBI-led Safe Child Task Force after he traveled there to meet a minor child for purposes of having sex.

Allen came to the attention of law enforcement over the Internet wherein he began a series of “chats” with undercover agents/officers regarding his desire to have sex with a minor child.

Allen was transported and processed at the Catoosa County Detention Center on state charges of attempted child molestation and violation of the Computer Pornography Act.

The public should be reminded that the above are merely allegations and the all persons are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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