A 15-year-old boy from Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, Indiana is facing “intimidation and child pornography charges” after he allegedly bullied four teenage girls at his school into “sexting” or texting him sexually “explicit pictures of themselves.”
According to online sources, one of the teen girls agreed to the boy’s request and sent him one picture. Upon receiving one nude picture of the girl, he instructed her to send more under threat that if she did not agree he would circulate the picture she had already sent him.
The mother of the girl later discovered the picture on her daughter’s smart phone. She called the school who then contacted the authorities.
Following an investigation that began on December 17, 2013, the boy was taken into custody and formally charged with intimidation and child pornography.
Trafalgar police report the boy eventually confessed to talking the young lady into sending the nude picture and to threatening her.
The 15-year-old student was remanded to the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center. The Indian Creek High School administration is taking steps to expel the boy.
Trafalgar Police Chief Kurt Heminger stated: “Most of these kids are doing this without thinking. (T)hey may think it’s the norm right now, that it’s okay and they won’t be caught. But it is not okay . . . Ultimately in the end, (they’re) gonna be caught and it’s illegal to do what they’re doing.”
Source: American Live Wire
Breaking Boy News has reported before about the new child porn trend of teenagers taking photos of themselves:
Protected: Meet the new child pornographers: 13-year-old boy photographed his penis (production of child porn), shared the photo (distribution of child porn) with his friends (possession of child porn) – all may have to register as sex offenders