The Lebanon Police Department Cyber Crimes Unit has been conducting an investigation through a social media provider targeting individuals who were seeking to victimize children.
Lebanon Police officers engaged in a conversation via social media with a male who was later identified as David Hunt Sr., age 47, of White River Junction VT.
This investigation led to Hunt arriving in Lebanon on March 5, 2019 to meet a person, that he thought was a juvenile, for sexual acts.
Hunt taken into custody and charged with Certain Uses of Computer Services Prohibited and Attempted Felonious Sexual Assault, both Class B Felony charges. Hunt was held in preventative detention and is expected to be arraigned in the Grafton County Superior Court on Wednesday March 6, 2019.
The Lebanon Police Department Cyber Crimes Unit will continue to prosecute those who use the internet to sexually exploit children. The Lebanon Police Department is an affiliate of the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce (ICAC).
Authorized by: Chief Richard R. Mello Date: 03/06/19