Child pornography arrest in Barrett Township
December 13, 2013
A Barrett Township man faces child pornography charges following a Thursday afternoon search warrant.
Russell Crevatas, 23, was arrested and charged with distributing and possessing child pornography on a peer-to-peer file sharing network. The investigation into Crevatas trading child pornography began last month when Detective Brian Webbe, a member of the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, identified a computer sharing child pornography on the Internet. Detective Webbe was able to track that computer back to Crevatas’ apartment above the Xpressions Bar on Route 390 in Mountainhome.
Crevatas is in the Monroe County Correctional Facility on $50,000 bail.
Suspicious death in Tunkhannock Twp.
December 11, 2013
The Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department and detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney are investigating the death of 19 year old Chen “Michael” Deng.
Deng, and other members of the Pi Delta Psi fraternity, were at a residence on Candlewood Drive in Tunkhannock Township on Sunday morning when Deng suffered an injury while partaking in a ritual in the yard of the residence.
Deng succumbed to his injuries at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital on Monday morning. An investigation into the circumstances of the victim's death is on-going.
East Stroudsburg man faces child porn charges
December 10, 2013
Steven Rafael Tejeda, 19, of East Stroudsburg Borough, was arrested at his home on Tuesday morning and charged with possessing and disseminating child pornography on the Internet.
Detectives executed a search warrant on Tejeda’s apartment on Tuesday morning, and discovered over 100 videos and photographs of child pornography that Tejeda had downloaded and saved on his computer.
Tejeda faces numerous counts of possessing and disseminating child pornography. He was arraigned by MDJ Muth of East Stroudsburg and released on $5,000 bail.