yellow pages news jobs local specials coupons hotels events calendar movie times RSS News Feeds
Rocklin and Roseville Today
   |   Current Temp: 60.0 F (15.6 C)
 

2 Arrested for Seeking Sexual Encounters with Minors





suspects.jpg

Auburn, CA -- The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men in separate cases for seeking sexual encounters with minors online.

 Matthew Thomas Ishizaki, 23, of Auburn, was arrested Jan.7, when he arrived at an Auburn location to meet who he thought was a 13-year-old boy he’d corresponded with online. Instead, he met detectives who were the ones who’d actually responded to his ad. 

Tuesday, detectives arrested Ryan David Coats, 38, of Citrus Heights, at his workplace. He did not show up for the planned rendezvous with whom he believed was a 13-year-old girl he’d met after posting an ad seeking a romantic encounter. However, detectives had the evidence they needed to make the arrest, since they had been corresponding with Coats.

 Both suspects were charged with arranging to meet a minor for purposes of committing a sexual act. Coats was also charged with distributing harmful matter to a minor. Ishizaki was additionally charged with attempting to commit a lewd act with someone under the age of 13. Coats’ bail is set at $100,000 and Ishizaki was released on bail. 

To avoid this sort of situation with your children, the Sheriff’s Office asks parents to educate themselves and become comfortable with the Internet. Communicate the dangers and risks of being online with children. Supervise children on the Internet just as you would monitor what movies and TV shows they watch and the places they go with their friends. 

You would not let your children open the door to a stranger, so don't let them spend long hours online alone. Using products that can be purchased in computer stores and on the Net, you can track your child's use of the Internet and block objectionable material from reaching your household. But remember, no product can fulfill all your needs. There is no substitute for your involvement. Pay attention to your children because, if you don't, someone else will.





more news Print This Article


Placer County News Headlines

Big DoG Countdown: PRIDE IndustriesBig DoG Countdown: Learn about how PRIDE Industries impacts your community.

Roseville Shooting Leads to Arrest of Sacramento TrioAt 7:45 p.m. April 16, officers responded to a report of shots fired from a car toward another car in the area of Pleasant Grove Boulevard and Fairway Drive.

Roseville Crime Report Digest (4-17-14)The Roseville Police Department's Crime Report Digest for April 17, 2014.

John and Marilyn Redding Recipients of 2014 Public Safety Leadership Award John and Marilyn Redding were this year's recipients of the Public Safety Leadership Award, which was presented to the Rocklin couple at the third annual Victim's Rights Breakfast.

Your Aging Genes and Risk of DementiaUC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Director Charles DeCarli will discuss "Your aging genes: What you need to know about your risk for dementia" during the Community Discovery Lecture Series on Thursday, May 8

America's ClayFest II in RosevilleThe Art League of Lincoln in conjunction with Blue Line Arts will be holding the second annual art show and competition at the beautiful Blue Line Arts in Roseville, CA

Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert SeriesTickets are still available for the popular Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, directed by Lorin Miller, but hurry - they're going fast!

Chocolate Fest in Paradise May 10thExperience a chocolate paradise on the Paradise/Magalia ridge nestled among tall green pines in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and overlooking the Sacramento Valley

Big DoG Countdown: Soldiers ProjectBig DoG Countdown: Learn how Soldiers Project impacts your community.

Big DoG Countdown: KidsFirstBig DoG Countdown: Learn about how KidsFirst impacts your community.

End of Life Planning: A Difficult Subject for ManyIt is often difficult to imagine your end of life care-or end of life care for a loved one-in the event you or your loved one becomes incapable of making health care decisions.

STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical ThinkingAt the final session of the Sierra College STEM Collaborative ACTivATE nine-month professional development program on teaching applied critical thinking, Sierra College and high school instructors reported




more news