FRPD makes arrest for solicitation of minors

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The Front Royal Police Department conducted an investigation as a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force regarding the solicitation of minors in the area.

Officers concluded the investigation with the arrest of Sean Kreinsen, 28, of Smithfield.

An undercover operation began after Kreinsen contacted an officer posing as a female under 15 years old unsolicited and sent sexually explicit material.

Kreinsen was arrested by the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office and then transported to Western Tidewater Regional Jail where he is held without bond.

His court date is set for October 13th at the Warren County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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FRPD makes arrest for child pornography

An 8 month investigation came to an end when Front Royal Police arrested and charged Richard E. Jones Jr with 20 felony counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

In October, officers executed a search warrant on a residence on Accomac Drive and seized electronic devices.

After completing and extraction on the devices, over 400 images were discovered.

The 41 year old man is being held without bond at the RSW Regional Jail.

His court date is set for July 28th in the Warren County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

Anyone with information on the case should contact Detective T. A. Smith of the FRPD.

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