Van Buren County Predator Shows Us The Dangers Within Reach of Our Kids
A registered sex offender in South Haven Michigan was able to abduct a 14 year old girl and transport her from her home in Washington back to Michigan where he held her captive for 3 weeks while he raped her. This begs the question of why, in this day and age of public knowledge of the extent of the reach the internet has, we allow a sex offender access to the very means used to lure a child.
Sheriff Daniel Abbott relays his dismay that we apply regulations to so many other web apps and other products, yet predators are allowed to operate in open.
While the identity of this 14 year old is protected, here is the information on her captor.
Keith Freerksen, 30, appeared in a South Haven courtroom via video to be arraigned on nine criminal counts, including multiple counts of human trafficking of a minor for commercial sexual activity and criminal sexual conduct.
This individual is a convicted sex offender who groomed a 14-year-old girl online for a significant period of time. He then took it upon himself to travel across the country, take this 14-year-old from her home
Our Prior Scrutiny of Big Tech’s Failings
In AI Said So we relayed this exchange between a former Facebook employee and Senator Josh Halley regarding social media’s promotion of child predators to their victims.
More Impact from Indian Reservations
Earlier we relayed how Indian Reservations would soon provided data to the Michigan Secretary of State, but they still remained a separate governmental entity. In South Dakota, Kristi Noem was reminded of that.
A South Dakota tribe has banned Republican Gov. Kristi Noem from the Pine Ridge Reservation after she spoke this week about wanting to send razor wire and security personnel to Texas to help deter immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border and also said cartels are infiltrating the state’s reservations.
“Due to the safety of the Oyate, effective immediately, you are hereby Banished from the homelands of the Oglala Sioux Tribe!” Tribe President Frank Star Comes Out said in a Friday statement addressed to Noem. “Oyate” is a word for people or nation.