A man from Nashville was taken into custody on Tuesday after posting graphic pictures of kids having sex on Snapchat.
Investigators started looking into an internet tip that an Internet cloud storage company provided, according to Metro police. A search warrant was issued for the contents of the Snapchat account based on the information in the tip.
Upon searching Daniel Allen’s account, 25, detectives discovered two films on which young people were performing sex activities. Investigators discovered more violent images of youngsters having sex on Allen’s iPhone, which they took from him after he acknowledged owning the account and sending the recordings.
Two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor are brought against Allen. The investigation is ongoing, according to the police, and further charges are anticipated.
Nashville 28-Year-Old Accused of Having 100 Child Sex Assault Photos, Videos
Meanwhile, authorities in Nashville have detained a second 28-year-old man on suspicion of sexually abusing a youngster after receiving a tip that revealed his account had more than 100 items about child sex assault.
The arrest affidavit for Garrett P. Shields states that in June, Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) officers got a tip regarding a Discord account containing three videos of juveniles engaging in sexual activities.
Following a more thorough investigation, the police claim to have discovered three explicit recordings featuring the obscene and indecent display of a young girl’s genitalia and/or breasts.
Investigators discovered more than 100 computer-generated child sex abuse material files after they were granted a warrant to search the whole Discord account. According to the affidavit, the files depict prepubescent kids having intercourse.