By Jamie Rivera Published 11/30/2010 14:36:00 | Views: 4553
 

DeKalb County police said they arrested a 48-year-old man for sex trafficking of children.

Investigators said In June, Timothy Lyle Chappell, caused a 15-year-old female to be involved in the commercial sex trade.

Chappell is a Level 3 Violent Sexual Predator on Georgia’s Sex Offender Registry. He will have an initial appearance in front of a U.S. Magistrate judge in Atlanta.

Additional criminal charges are anticipated and anyone with information regarding this matter should contact the Atlanta Office FBI at tel. (404) 679-9000

 

 

Press Release
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For Immediate Release
November 30, 2010
FBI Atlanta
Contact: Special Agent Stephen Emmett
(404) 679-6451

Child Predator Arrested on Sex Trafficking Charge

ATLANTA—Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Brian D. Lamkin, FBI Atlanta, announces the following arrest today of a known child predator at Dekalb County, Georgia:

On Tuesday, November 30, 2010, Timothy Lyle Chappell, age 48, was arrested at the Dekalb County Probation Office by FBI agents assigned to child exploitation investigative matters. Chappell is being charged via federal criminal complaint with one count of Title 18 USC 1591, sex trafficking of children. In June, 2010, Chappell caused a 15-year-old female to be involved in the commercial sex trade and facilitated her exploitation by others.

Chappell, a Level III Violent Sexual Predator on Georgia’s Sex Offender Registry, will have an initial appearance in front of a U.S. Magistrate judge in Atlanta, Georgia later today.

Additional criminal charges are anticipated and anyone with information regarding this matter should contact the Atlanta Office FBI at tel. (404) 679-9000

The public should be reminded that the above are merely allegations and that all persons are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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By Jamie Rivera 11/30/2010 14:36:00
 
 
 
 

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