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Tuscaloosa man charged with child porn possession

A Tuscaloosa man is facing charges after investigators with the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force discovered illegal pornography on his electronic devices. Michael Andrew Fisher Tubbs, 24, was arrested Thursday and charged with eight counts of possession of obscene…

Man, 30, arrested on obscene matter possession charges

A 30-year-old man is facing charges of possessing obscene matter depicting someone younger than 17 after an investigation by the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force. Investigators searched the home of Braden Thomas Blair on June 7. During that search,…

Keep an eye out for human trafficking

It's been a busy week for the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force. Two victims of sex trafficking were reunited with their families after calling 911 to report themselves as victims Wednesday. The…

Northport man facing charges of traveling to meet minors for sex

A 24-year-old Northport man is facing charges of soliciting and engaging in sexual activity with minors in the wake of a monthslong investigation by the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force. The investigation, which began in February, determined that Bradley…

Tuscaloosa man facing child porn charges

A Tuscaloosa man is facing child porn charges after an investigation by the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force resulting in his arrest today. Phillip Shannon Wright, 44, is charged with one count of dissemination of obscene matter containing visual…

19-year-old charged with child porn possession

A Northport man is facing charges Monday after an investigation by the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force and the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Investigators found probable cause to charge Ladarius Dejuan Jones, 19, with four counts…

Northport man arrested on child porn charges

A Northport man is facing charges after a West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force investigation involving material depicting child sexual abuse. Thomas Ramos Chajal, 22, was charged Wednesday morning with eight counts of possession of pornographic material depicting the sexual…

10 arrested, charged in human trafficking sting over weekend

Ten men are facing varying charges in the wake of an undercover West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force operation over the weekend. The operation was part of the task force's ongoing mission of combatting child exploitation. “The officers working this…