Dallas Man Sentenced For Hate Crime After Using Dating App Grindr To Target Gay Men For Violent CrimesDaniel Jenkins, 22, was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 13, to more than 23 years in federal prison for committing violent crimes against gay users of the dating app Grindr.
Dallas Man Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime After Using Dating App Grindr To Target Gay MenDaniel Jenkins, 22, pleaded guilty to one hate crime count, one hate crime conspiracy count, kidnapping, carjacking, and one count of using a firearm during a crime of violence.
Dallas Pair Charged With Hate Crimes For Allegedly Targeting Gay Men On GrindrThe armed suspects allegedly forced the victims, some who were assaulted, to give up their wallets, money, car keys, cars, drivers’ licenses, credit cards and cell phones.
Dallas Man Pleads Guilty After Using Grindr To Target Gay Men For Violent CrimesA 24-year-old Dallas man pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and conspiracy charges in connection with his involvement in a scheme using Grindr to target gay men for violent crimes.
North Texas High School Band Director Arrested For Attempting To Meet Boy For SexJames Earl Cude, 54, agreed to meet a Dallas detective who was posing as a 13-year-old boy on Grindr, a social networking app for the LGBTQ community.
Dallas Police Investigating Crimes Involving Dating App As Hate CrimesDallas police say they are investigating a string of assaults and robberies in December that involved a popular dating app as hate crimes.
3rd Texas Man Admits Hate-Crime Assaults On Gay MenA third Texas man has pleaded guilty to hate-crime assaults on men because the victims were gay.
Armed Men Targeted Victims Using Gay Dating App GrindrA federal grand jury returned an 18-count superseding indictment charging four Frisco men with federal hate crime and conspiracy charges after they allegedly targeted gay men.
43-Year-Old HIV Positive Teacher Admits Having Sex With TeenA North Texas teacher, who is HIV positive, was caught leaving the home of a 15-year-old boy. Police say when Roger “Joe” Kessler was questioned and he admitted having a sexual relationship with the teen.