OAKLAND — An Alameda man has been charged with making an attempt to ship dangerous matter to a minor in reference to an investigation that was initiated not by police, however by a nonprofit devoted to figuring out little one intercourse crimes.
David Baldwin Carlson, 50, is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail on the only felony rely, which was filed on Nov. 2. He was arrested that very same day in Emeryville, and is subsequent due in court docket Nov. 14 for an arraignment, court docket data present.
On June 21, Alameda police say they obtained a tip from the Wolf Challenge, a nonprofit that sends folks on-line to pose as minors. One of many nonprofit’s staff allegedly arrange a pretend profile posing as a 14-year-old lady. Carlson allegedly messaged “Hey there lovely, I’m David,” from his account, @wyrdsex, police say.
In subsequent conversations, Carlson allegedly provided to commerce nude photos with the “lady,” provided to provoke it, and despatched her two photos of male genitals, in keeping with police. Investigators later searched Carlson’s telephone and located conversations with a lady the place Carlson requested her to ship a clothed image of herself from her highschool promenade, authorities mentioned.