54-year-old Nick Deelstra, of Logan, Utah, has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a child for sex on craigslist. The way he was caught may be the first time I’ve ever heard of something like this.
Deelstra is said to have called the FBI, claiming to be the victim of a craigslist scam. What scam is that you ask? He reportedly told the FBI he was being blackmailed by a man claiming to be the father of a 16-year-old boy. The ‘father’ wanted money from Deelstra because the ‘boy’ had wrecked the car on his way to see Deelstra. Why was the boy on his way to see Deelstra? Why to have sex with him of course, allegedly.
In a Sept. 8 interview with police, Deelstra reportedly admitted to knowing the boy was 16, but still agreed to meet with him for sex acts. He was arrested by Logan police.
Did he think he would somehow not get arrested? While in other situations it’s always better to go to police about a blackmailer, I wonder how successful the blackmailers are when they’re extorting child predators.
No word on if the blackmailers are being investigated.
Once again, I doubt this was his first craigslist rodeo, meaning craigslist is a playground for pedophiles, and the website refuses to do anything about it.
UPDATE 11/21/2017: After pleading guilty in October to one count of third-degree felony attempted sexual sexual exploitation of a minor, Deelstra was sentenced to time served along with 60 hours of community service and three years probation.
27-year-old Sandy Doan of Dallas, Texas, has allegedly fallen into the same pitfalls of too many teachers these days. She started communicating with one of her middle school students over Instagram and Kik (no Snapchat?) before starting a sexual relationship with the student. Normally I would be throwing sarcastic quotes around about ‘having sex’ and ‘relationship’, but it’s hard to call the kid a victim in this instance.
“Anit [expletive] watch ima start getting the pics and everything ready … to show the cops right I anit playing,” the messages read, according to police.
Doan, also known as Thao Doan, wasn’t arrested until the kid’s mother found out that her son was receiving large amounts of money from Doan. The kid’s mother also said that he has a lengthy juvenile criminal record. However, police sources say that the then 14-year-old blackmailer will probably not face any charges. Why in the blue hell not?
While Sandy Doan is allegedly ultimately responsible for landing herself in the situation in the first place, the extortion of $28,000 is not something that should just be chalked up to boys being boys. To not charge him shows other kids in his community that crime does pay.
Many years ago before I just had the one blog here at TTRR I had several and one of them was called MyCrimeSpace. It dealt exclusively with all the crimes that were happening on or though MySpace. Today I probably could open one specifically just for the criminals on smart phone messaging app kik.
The reason that online predators use the same old tricks is because they’re effective. He may have tried this trick on dozens of victims before finally finding one that would take the bait. Also I shudder to think what would have happened if this girl did take her own life. Altalh probably wouldn’t have cared. It also makes me wonder how many girls have committed suicide after running into predatory assclowns like this guy.
Kids, I say to you only talk yo people on Kik that you already know in the real world and parents keep tabs on who is on your kids friendlist on Kik because as I’ve said before and will keep sating Kik is a veritable playground for pedophiles and sex offenders.
Police departments can offer all the space they want for people to feel safe while transacting business through craigslist but something like this can’t be prevented unless parents make sure their kids are staying off of craigslist. Craigslist sure isn’t looking out for your kids after all.
25-year-old Brian Caputo of Arvin, California is a Grade-A scumbag, allegedly. He’s accused of posing as a young girl on Facebook, Yahoo Messenger, and Kik as a young girl in order to gain the trust of other young girls on these platforms. He would use aliases like Giavanna Derann, Catness Love and Melissa Harpson to convince girls from ages eight to 13 to send him nude photos.
Let’s stop right there for a second. While I’m sure the parents of the victims are horrified over what has transpired no eight-year-old needs to be on any of these services. Not even under the supervision of a parent. Secondly is this a thing that teen or teen girls send naked pics to each other? It sure as hell wasn’t in my day by cracky.
Once Caputo would receive any of these pictures then he would blackmail his victims into sending him more pictures or he would make the pictures he already has public. He tried blackmailing a 12-year-old girl from El Paso, Texas, into sending him pics and if she didn’t he would release the pictures of her 11-year-old friend. Instead the girl went to her parents who in turn went to police.
Caputo is not only accused of possessing child porn but trading the pictures he received as well. When questioned by police Caputo tried claiming that whoever was doing it was stealing his wi-fi.
So you think a predatory scumbag like Caputo would be kept under the jail while awaiting trial. Nope. He’s currently under house arrest at his mommy’s house where his underage sister was forced to move out. Does anybody want to lay odds he gets in trouble again before going to trial?
This assclown intrigues me so I’ll be keeping a close eye on this story.
In Birmingham, England police there were investigating 20-year-old Paul Anthony Wilson for grooming underage girls on the European based social site Netlog. As is common with predators like Wilson he was blackmailing girls into performing sex acts on their webcams. His victims were between the ages of 12 and 15.
When investigators caught wind of Wilson’s activity they went through his computer and discovered child porn on it. Not just any child porn but child porn that Wilson was involved in.
Wilson has pleaded guilty to the charges against him and is looking at a life sentence. The thing is England is notorious for under sentencing monsters like Wilson, at least in my opinion. He’ll probably end up getting a slap on the wrist if history of this site is any indicator.
Under McKinley’s direction the 16-year-old girl approached the man on Facebook claiming to be 17 which is the age of consent in Missouri. The guy met the girl and had sex and when they met again McKinley storms in and told the guy the girl’s real age and then blackmailed him.
As I’ve said before blackmail is one of the more idiotic crimes because in my opinion the victims are more than likely to go to police as the did the victim in this case.
When police arrested McKinley and the girl they not only found pictures of the girl and the guy having sex on the girl’s cell phone but they also found pics of the girl and McKinley allegedly having sex.
It seems that Facebook is becoming more like MySpace everyday with the anonymous hook ups that end up with trouble. Stop thinking with your dicks guys. It never works out.
Reese would pose as a modeling agent on MySpace then when underage girls would contact him he would start asking for semi-nude photos. Then after they sent him the photos he would use them as blackmail to get more explicit photos. He also made good on his word once by posting the photos of one girl that he received to MySpace.
He’s looking at 5-20 behind bars under the terms of his plea and will be a registered sex offender.
His lawyer is still making excuses for his client…
Hagler says Reese “operates at a level far below that of a normal adult man” and has been diagnosed with social anxiety. He says since his arrest, Reese has lost his job, is in the middle of a divorce, will lose custody of his children and will be branded for the rest of his life.
Awww. Sucks to be him.
I seriously doubt the claim that he operates below the level of a normal man since he had the mental capacity to impersonate someone on MySpace who could prey on gullible children.
Again parents, I recommend that you show this post to your kids to let them know that real modeling agencies don’t use MySpace or Facebook and don’t deal directly with underage kids.
I originally posted about 19-year-old Dalton L. Vandeloo of Sheboygan, Wisconsin here.
He’s the vile scumbag who blackmailed various women on MySpace to send him nude photos of themselves. Here’s a quote from my original post…
Police found a folder on his computer marked “blackmail” which had pictures of women on video and pictures exposing themselves to Vandeloo. Some were crying while they did it. One was even allegedly to write “I heart Dalton” across her chest.
For being such a scumbag he only received 90 days in jail.
In my opinion Vandeloo is only one step away from being a rapist. 90 days is not going to change his mindset.
22-year-old Ronald Stacey Rhodes of Raleigh, NC is accused of raping and blackmailing an 18-year-old female that he met through Facebook.
The pair had a week-long romance but at the end of the week Rhodes allegedly threatened the woman into having sex with him by saying that he was a Mason and could have her erased. Rhodes then allegedly raped her and took explicit pictures of her.
When the woman tried to get Rhodes to delete the pictures he said he would if she had sex with him again. Of course the pics were never deleted and he allegedly asked the woman for $160 that would be to “just maintain.”
Rhodes is on the sex offender registry for having sex with a 12-year-old when he was 16.
I was just talking with my wife tonight about how jaded that I’ve become, no pun intended, when I heard a story on TV about a woman who was killed after accepting a ride from a stranger. While it was tragic that she was killed I felt the victim bared some of the responsibility on her own death for making an unwise choice.
If the story about Rhodes is true I feel the same about the victim in this story. To put it bluntly the first time you’re a victim and the second time you’re a volunteer. Ladies, I can’t stress how important it is that if you’re ever sexually assaulted or raped please notify police immediately.