Chief McNeely says in the last few years his department has had to deal with the growing problem.
They have even had cases of elementary school students sexting, sexting girl in Akron just 10 years old. At least 30 female students at Revere High School in Bath Township, Firestone High in Akron and some college students were involved in a sexting scandal.
Chief McNeely says it all started as a jealous competition over a boy. One group of girls seeking revenge against.
The two year long feud between the girls ended earlier this month with the arrest of Alexandra Bader, She is now facing some very serious charges, after cops say she took the sexting girl in Akron to a whole new level.
Harassing them through electronic communications," explains McNeely.Single Seeking Sex Columbia Falls
Police say a mother recently called the department saying a nude photo of Akroj daughter popped up on an Instagram account.
Investigators launched sexting girl in Akron three month investigation that involved getting search warrants for different telephone carriers through social media.
According to a recent report, 71 percent of sexting girl in Akron girls and 67 percent of teen boys say they sext with their boyfriend or girlfriend. Attorney Avery Friedman says sexting can violate federal laws. It's up to police and prosecutors how they'll punish violators.
Serious consequences that many don't think about until it's too late. The Summit County Grand Jury indicted Bader on multiple charges, including illegally using nude pictures of a minor, which is a felony.
As for the others involved in this case, police decided to get the suspect's parents involved in the discipline. Bath Township Police are helping parents keep tabs on their kid's electronic activity.
They will be gjrl a seminar on sexting and how parents can monitor their children's devices on November 7. Copyright WOIO. All rights reserved.
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