Texas Man Indicted on 12 Felony Charges Involving Minors

Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office Taylor Blake Craft A grand jury indicted a Forney man Friday on multiple felony counts of sex crimes against children, the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

The grand jury charged Taylor Blake Craft, 24, with 12 felony offenses; the sheriff’s office said he also has charges pending in Dallas and Rockwall counties.

In Kaufman County, Craft faces two counts of sexual assault of a child, two counts of online solicitation of a minor, four counts of threatening to publish intimate visual material, three counts of possession of child pornography and one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Authorities were notified of Craft’s online presence by police in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, after he reportedly asked on Snapchat for nude photos from an underage girl in their jurisdiction, the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office said. Friday’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach is reigniting debate over gun laws. Twelve people were killed when a city employee opened fire in a government building. Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that more laws aren’t the solution. Presidential candidates, however, are calling for action. (Published Monday, June 3, 2019)

Investigators determined Craft contacted several underage girls via Snapchat, the […]

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