Monday, November 19, 2012
The FBI agents say the man may have information regarding the production of photographs of a naked girl that have been circulated and/or traded as child pornography amongst various illegal internet forums.
The FBI is asking for help identifying the man in these photos attached with this article. Agents want to locate and speak with him regarding the sexual exploitation of a child. Authorities believe the man may have visited a QuikTrip gas station, possibly one in the St. Louis area. More details can be located here on the FBI's website. The following information was provided Monday in a news release issued by the FBI. The individual of interest first came to the FBI’s attention in November of 2005, after a series of photographs surfaced on the internet depicting a prepubescent female, approximately 10 years old, posing naked in sexually explicit positions. The unknown male is pictured on a nearby bed watching the child. These photographs …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
The headline sounds pretty scary, but a malware called DNSChanger could knock thousands off the Internet Monday. Here's how to make sure your computer is not one.
Monday could be D-Day for your computer, but then again, we’ve heard that before. Monday’s threat is a malware virus called DNSChanger, which threatens to lock out tens of thousands of people from Internet access, including some in the City of Hazelwood. It also has the potential to search out private information. Sorry to be a source of a culture of fear, but it's better safe than sorry, right? According to the FBI, the trojan virus will divert users from legitimate ISP servers to malicious sites that will alter their Domain Namer Server, which is the unique address of your computing device. Without access to the correct DNS and DNS servers, you would not be able to access websites, send email, or use any other Internet services. A …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Philanda Jamison plead guilty on heroin charges.
Philanda K. Jamison was sentenced to 150 months in prison for his possession and distribution of heroin between February 2010 and August 2011. Jamison, 33, is a North St. Louis County resident, and pled guilty in March to one felony count of distribution of heroin, the United States Attorney's Office said Thursday. Jamison appeared Thursday for sentencing before United States District Judge John Ross. The St. Louis City and County Police Departments and the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated this case. For more news from the United States Attorney's Office see:
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
A 26-year-old Hazelwood resident apologized for temporarily blinding a helicopter pilot last year with a laser beam in mid-air, during a FBI conference Monday.
A Hazelwood resident has seen the light and regrets actions he took more than one year ago when he lived in O'Fallon, which caused him to spend the night in jail and be put on a probationary period called pretrial diversion for a year. According to a St. Louis Post Dispatch report, 26-year-old Justin Stouder, was playing with a new laser pointer and curious to see how far it would reach when he pointed it at a passing helicopter. The impulsive decision on April 27, 2010 temporarily blinded the pilot, police officer Doug Reinholz, but according to a KMOV report, officials at a news conference Monday at FBI headquarters said it could have been much worse. "If you've ever had another driver shine high beams on you at night, you know how …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
The former Bridgeton Police officer was sentenced for bribery and obstruction of justice.
A former North County Municipal Enforcement Group officer was sentenced to 24 months in prison on charges of taking a $5,000 bribe and obstructing a federal law enforcement investigation. The officer, 38-year-old Scott William Haenel of O’Fallon, MO, stood before U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel for sentencing Thursday. Haenel pled guilty in April to one felony count of accepting a bribe and one felony count of obstruction of justice. According to court documents, a person cooperating with the FBI met with officer Haenel on several occasions between November 2010 and January 2011. At that time, Haenel had been assigned to the North County Municipal Enforcement Group, which consists of law enforcement officers from various departments. …