TX Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Austin Man On Child Pornography, Another On Online Solicitation Of A Minor

TX Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Austin Man On Child Pornography, Another On Online Solicitation Of A Minor

AG Paxton’s Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Austin Man for Possession of Child Pornography

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 52-year-old Charles Glenn Koss, of Austin, Texas, on three counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony.

A CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) alerted the Child Exploitation Unit to Koss, who reportedly uploaded child pornography to an online photo sharing and storage service account.

Charles Glenn Koss

While executing a search warrant at Koss’ residence, investigators found images of child pornography on his cell phone. Investigators seized several digital storage devices from his residence for examination by the Digital Forensics Unit of the attorney general’s office.

Attorney General Paxton’s office works to protect children by using the latest technology to track down some of the most profoundly evil predators online.

Since its inception, the Child Exploitation Unit has made 329 arrests and obtained 589 convictions on charges for possession of child pornography.

Attorney General Paxton urges all parents and teachers to become aware of the risks children face on the internet and take steps to help ensure their safety.

If you suspect someone is producing or downloading child pornography, you can report it to NCMEC.

For more information on cyber safety, please visit: https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/initiatives/cyber-safety/.

AG Paxton’s Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Kempner Man for Online Solicitation of a Minor

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 43-year-old Christopher Carl Camacho, of Kempner, Texas, on charges of online solicitation of a minor.

Christopher Carl Camacho

The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office referred this case to the Attorney General’s Office following an investigation of sexually explicit communications between Camacho and an 11-year-old child.

Camacho traveled to a meeting location with the intention of engaging in sexual acts with the child, where he was taken into custody and transported to Lampasas County Jail.

Attorney General Paxton’s office works to protect children by using the latest technology to track down some of the most profoundly evil predators online.

Since its inception, the Child Exploitation Unit has made 264 arrests and obtained 194 convictions on charges for online solicitation of a minor.

Attorney General Paxton urges all parents and teachers to become aware of the risks children face on the internet and take steps to help ensure their safety.

If you suspect someone is attempting to sexually exploit a child or is producing and/or downloading child pornography online, report it to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

For more information on cyber safety, please visit: https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/initiatives/cyber-safety/.

Notification of Opinion From Texas Attorney General

Original Request RQ-0268-KP: Whether the Jackson County Navigation District may require an easement for new and existing aerial utility lines which cross over its boundaries.

Requestor: Michelle Darilek, CPA
Jackson County Auditor
411 N. Wells, Rm 201
Edna, Texas 77957

Texas Attorney General Opinion Summary KP-0262: Assuming that the patent by which the Jackson County Navigation District purchased submerged land from the State does not provide otherwise, the District may require an easement for new and existing aerial utility lines which cross over its boundaries, provided that doing so is consistent with the navigation district’s constitutional and statutory purposes. 

Notification of Opinion From Texas Attorney General

Original Request for Opinion RQ-0266-KP: Whether durational or amount limitations exist for loans and grants issued for economic development programs pursuant to subsection 381.004(h) of the Local Government Code.

Requestor: Honorable Garnet Coleman
Chairman of the House Committee on County Affairs

1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Texas Attorney General Opinion Summary KP-0261: With respect to specified programs authorized by section 381.004 of the Local Government Code for stimulating business and commercial a9tivity in a county, the limitations on tax abatement agreements stated in subsection 381.004(g) do not apply to loans and grants made pursuant to subsection 381.004(h).

Loan and grants authorized by subsection 381.004(h) must comply with sections 52(a) and 52-a of article III of the Texas Constitution. Section 7 of article XI of the Texas Constitution may also impact how such loans and grants are structured, depending on the circumstances.

Subject to these constitutional limitations, subsection 381.004(h) leaves the duration and amount of economic development loans and grants to the commissioners court’s budgetary discretion in the first instance.

Notification of Opinion From Texas Attorney General

Original Request For Opinion RQ-0263-KP: Applicability of nondisclosure orders on the licensing operations of the Texas Board of Nursing, and reconsideration of GA-0919 due to amendments to chapter 411 of the Government Code.

Requestor: Katherine A. Thomas, MN, RN, FAAN
Executive Director
Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe Street, Ste. 3-460
Austin, Texas 78701

Texas Attorney General Opinion Summary KP-0260: Under subsection 301.161 S(b) of the Occupations Code, the Texas Board of Nursing may not disclose the criminal history record information of its license applicants or holders to any person except to another nursing board or by court order.

When the Department of Public Safety provides the Board with a nondisclosure order or the order’s contents, subsection 411.075(d) of the Government Code requires the Board to seal criminal history record information it maintains that is subject to the nondisclosure order. The Board has a duty to seal and maintain such information as confidential even when the Board learns of a nondisclosure order after issuing a final disciplinary action.

 

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