Kwentel Lakelvrick Moultrie, 21, of Palm Coast, seemed to borrow the argument of another man on trial for having sex with a minor the week detectives interviewed Moultrie, claiming he never touched his 16-year-old victim.
The investigation reveals the extent to which law enforcement and at least some online platforms and internet service providers are cooperating with police to tip off, track down and facilitate investigations of individuals involved in child exploitation or abuse.
Thomas Myers, of Blare Drive in Palm Coast, was arrested on a felony child abuse charge and two misdemeanor counts of assault and booked at the Flagler County jail on $4,500 bond.
Craig Alan Ripple was briefly at the Flagler County jail Friday night on a charge of felony child abuse following an eight-month investigation that determined he’d allegedly spiked his 14-year-old son’s medication with laxatives for a year.
Calib Leroy Callard III, 33, of Bunnell, described as a “normal boyfriend/girlfriend relationship” his months of allegedly sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. He was arrested Friday.
Louis Occhilupo, 55, of Bunnell, is accused of luring a 10-year-old girl and abusing her in his Palm Pointe apartment; Sarah McAllister, 31, of Palm Coast faces drunk driving charges after crashing her car, with her 6-year-old child in a booster seat.
A man and his brother were charged with child neglect after the man’s brother hid a stash of pot in his 11-year-old nephew’s underwear before a traffic stop.
DCF took custody of five children–ages 12, 11, 7, 3 and 2–who year after year had been either homeless or living in a deplorable house in Espanola. Their parents, Tiffany Berry and Nicholas Carter, were arrested for neglect.
The 15-year-old boy had allegedly produced child pornography, exploiting a child known familiarly to him, and traded and sold images or videos, knowing it was wrong, for “a couple of hundred” dollars.
After decades of shielding the identities of accused child abusers from the public, many Catholic leaders are now releasing lists of their names. But the lists are inconsistent, incomplete and omit key details.