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Cheyenne officials warn teens against sexting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Law enforcement officials in Cheyenne are warning teens about the consequences of sending sexually explicit photos from their cell phones.

March 20, 2014 9:07 amLoading…
Portrait photographer sentenced for 'sexting'

Portrait photographer sentenced for 'sexting'

MISSOULA — A Missoula portrait photographer who pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor obscenity counts for exchanging sexual text messages and photos with a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to two days in jail.

December 13, 2013 8:36 am Related Loading…

Missoula photographer pleads guilty to 'sexting' with teenage girl

MISSOULA — A Missoula portrait photographer pleaded guilty Monday in Justice Court to two misdemeanor counts of obscenity for exchanging sexual text messages with a 17-year-old girl who was his client.

December 05, 2013 1:32 pmLoading…

Former Bozeman coach gets 6 months for sexting

BOZEMAN - A former Bozeman High School track coach was sentenced to six months in jail and 15 years on probation after pleading guilty to sending sexually explicit text and photo messages to two 15-year-old athletes.

September 14, 2012 12:51 pmLoading…

Coach charged with 'sexting' denies tampering

BOZEMAN -- A former Bozeman High track coach charged with sending sexual text messages to young girls has denied a charge that he tried to coerce the girls into deleting the messages.

December 06, 2011 8:44 amLoading…

Former Bozeman coach charged with sexting also faces tampering count

BOZEMAN - A former Bozeman High girls' track coach charged with sending sexually explicit text and photo messages to some of his athletes now faces an evidence-tampering charge.

November 11, 2011 7:58 amLoading…

Former Bozeman HS coach wants sexting case dropped

BOZEMAN — A former Bozeman High School track coach accused of sexting female athletes is asking a Gallatin County judge to dismiss the case.

October 19, 2011 9:50 pmLoading…

Edgerton man pleads not guilty to exploitation of a child

CAPSER, Wyo. -- An Edgerton man has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual exploitation of a child after authorities said he exchanged nude photographs via text messages with a teenage girl under the age of 18.

September 20, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Missoula man pleads guilty to enticement of a 12-year-old Wyoming girl

MISSOULA — A convicted sex offender has pleaded guilty to a federal charge for luring a 12-year-old Wyoming girl to Missoula in January, giving her alcohol and marijuana and repeatedly assaulting her over a four-day period.

April 06, 2011 9:14 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Parents can prevent tech crimes against kids

Billings Police Officer George Zorzakis began his talk on child safety by holding up a smart phone for his audience of elementary parents to see.

March 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Convicted sex offender accused of enticing minor

MISSOULA — A 24-year-old convicted sex offender is accused of using the Internet to lure a 12-year-old Wyoming girl to Missoula, where he allegedly locked her in an apartment, gave her marijuana and alcohol and repeatedly assaulted her for four days before her parents tracked her down.

January 23, 2011 10:43 pmLoading…

Montana has new DVDs on internet safety, cyberbullying and sexting

MISSOULA — The U.S. attorney for Montana and the state attorney general have unveiled new DVDs to educate law enforcement officers and the public on internet safety.

December 15, 2010 9:41 amLoading…

High school coach accused of 'sexting' posts bail

BOZEMAN — A 29-year-old man accused of sending several sexually explicit text and photo messages to female students while he was Bozeman High School's track coach has been released from jail after posting $50,000 bail.

November 04, 2010 1:15 amLoading…

Missoula man sentenced to prison for 'sexting' young girl

BUTTE — A 29-year-old Missoula man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sending an 11-year-old girl text messages trying to entice her to have sex with him.

September 02, 2010 8:28 amLoading…

Survey asks about ‘sexting’

How many parents sit with their children while they surf the Internet?

May 01, 2010 11:55 pmLoading…

Coalition seeks to raise awareness of 'sexting' dangers

CODY, Wyo. - A coalition of organizations concerned with domestic violence and sexual assaults is trying to raise awareness about so-called "sexting" among young people.

January 19, 2010 6:40 amLoading…
Sexting has legal impacts

Sexting has legal impacts

BUTTE - She's got a cell phone and a crush.

May 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Sexting has legal impacts

Sexting has legal impacts

The term sexting is creeping its way into the American vocabulary. It combines the words "sex" and "texting" and refers to sending lewd photographs or sexually explicit text messages to other people.

May 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
'Sexting' draws greater scrutiny in area

'Sexting' draws greater scrutiny in area

Jim Woog, a Billings police detective shows some of the hundreds of connectors used to charge and connect cell phones to computers to investigate the devices in pronography cases.

February 12, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…
'Sexting' draws greater scrutiny in area

'Sexting' draws greater scrutiny in area

Bill Mercer, the U.S. attorney for Montana talked about sexting in Montana Thursday at his office in Billings.

February 12, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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