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More arrests in earlier criminal sexual conduct case

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 6, 2014, deputies responded to a local hospital in reference to a report of criminal sexual conduct that occurred in the Pineville area involving a juvenile female.  During the investigation, Detectives developed a suspect, identified as Christopher Shawn McGrew, 41 of Pineville, LA.  McGrew was arrested on July 7 for 9 counts of  Aggravated criminal misconductt.

During the follow up investigation conducted by the Cyber Crimes Unit of the RPSO Detectives, more evidence was uncovered which lead to more warrants being obtained.  On July 10, 2014, McGrew was charged with an additional 3 counts of Aggravated Rape, 15 counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles and 1 count of Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor.  

McGrew is currently in the Rapides Parish Detention Center where he remained from Monday and was booked on these additional charges.  The Pornography Involving Juvenile charges have a bond amount of $30,000.00.  Bond amounts for the Aggravated Rape charges is $450,000, and Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor of $250,000.  This is in addition to being held on the 9 counts of Aggravated criminal misconduct with a $250,000 bond.

“Our Detectives have worked non-stop over the last 3 days going over a lot of evidence and this investigation is still not over.  We will do everything possible to help protect the children in our community from such heinous crimes” said  Sheriff William Earl Hilton.  “Crimes like these involving computers and social media are becoming very common and we strongly encourage parents to closely monitor your children’s text messaging and social media activity.  We have to work together to protect our children.”

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