This kid is the Anthony Weiner of his high school. Allegedly.
In a first-of-its-kind case for the Big Bear community, a 17-year-old boy was facing 10 counts of suspicion of annoying telephonic communication this week, San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department officials told the Weekly.
Cops originally wanted to slap the teen from Big Bear City with allegations of child porn because he sent images of a nude minor (himself) to at least 13 teenage girls, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
As it is, the kid's in a heap of trouble: He was already on felony probation for an unrelated case, according to a sheriff's statement.
The suspect – cops aren't releasing his name because he's not a adult – was arrested Monday after he “was reported to have sent sexually explicit pictures and messages via social media and text messaging to numerous female juveniles ranging in age from 14 to 17 years of age,” the statement says.
Yesterday the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office filed those charges we mentioned.
The sheriff's department warns that …
… Distribution of nude photographs and sexually explicit content depicting minors is a crime. Parents are encouraged to talk with their children about the importance of immediately reporting obscene materials received via social media and/or text messaging.
Cops think there might have been other alleged recipients of this suspect's Weiner. If you know of any other victims, deputies would like to hear from you: 909-866-0100.
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