KRCCU ARRESTS 2 IN 2 DAYS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 3, 2017

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Det Steve Feeney
Detective
660-785-6945

KRCCU ARRESTS 2 IN 2 DAYS
Jimmy Cunningham Timothy Wireman

Ethel, Mo Memphis, Mo
Age: 37 Age:24

(Kirksville, MO) The Kirksville Regional Computer Crimes Unit has made 2 arrests in the last 2 days in 2 different counties in 2 different investigations.

Timothy Wireman (Age:24) was arrested in Memphis, Mo on 08/02/2017 for attempted enticement of a child. It was reported to local authorities that Wireman was attempting to meet underage girls for sexual contact. The KRCCU was notified and began an undercover investigation of Wireman. An undercover detective posing as a 13 year old female made contact with Wireman on a social media website. Wireman then made arrangements to meet the 13 year old girl in Memphis, Mo at a local park before engaging in sexual contact at his residence. Memphis Police Department, Scotland County Sheriff’s Office and the KRRCU arrested Wireman when he responded to the park.

Jimmy Cunningham (Age:37) of Ethel , Missouri was arrested in Kirksville on 08/03/2017 for attempted enticement of a child. The KRCCU periodically does checks on social media websites for registered sex offenders. Cunningham was identified as being a registered sex offender in Macon, Mo. An undercover detective posing as a 13 year old female made contact with Cunningham on a social media website. Cunningham made arrangements to meet the 13 year old female at a Kirksville business parking lot to engage in sexual contact. Kirksville Police Department and the KRCCU arrested Cunningham when he arrived at the parking lot in Kirksville.

The KRCCU and these investigations are made possible from funds provided in part from the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and funds from Cyber Crime Grants through the Missouri Department of Public Safety. The KRCCU has been in existence since 2006 and does both proactive and reactive cases for 13 counties in Northeast Missouri. In addition to cases like this one the KRCCU provides educational presentations to adults and children on the topics of Cyber Safety and Internet Crimes.

Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660-785-6945, Central Dispatch at 660-665-5621, Adair County Sheriff’s Office at 660-665-4600 or anonymously at 660-627-BUST (2878) or email police@kirksvillecity.com.

Visit: http://kirksville.4unow.us/or
http://www.facebook.com/kirksvillepolicedepartment





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