Grand jury to hear Beavercreek man’s child sex solicitation case

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Grand jury to hear Beavercreek man’s child sex solicitation case

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David Dunn, 58, is facing charges in Kentucky.

The case involving a Beavercreek man charged with sexual solicitation of a minor will go before a grand jury after he waived his rights in Scott County District Court in Georgetown, Ky. on Thursday.

David Dunn, 58, is one of 10 people accused of possessing child pornography or soliciting a minor, according to the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office. They were taken into police custody during a 10-day operation — “Operation Shielded Child.”

Dunn traveled to Georgetown, Ky., where he was arrested, according to Kentucky authorities. He has been charged with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor for sex.

An investigator with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office said it could take months before the grand jury hears the case.

“Scott (County) shares a circuit (court) with a couple other counties, so they only have grand jury once a month,” said Matt Hedden, an investigator with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office. “… It takes a while to get before a grand jury.”

At the time of Dunn’s arrest, Kentucky investigators were unaware an unlicensed child daycare center was being operated in Dunn’s home.

“We’ve gotten a lot of phone calls from parents,” Hedden said. “They’re all worried about the safety of their children.”

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services confirmed the agency is investigating Miss Tonya’s Daycare which operated at Dunn’s Renown Road address.

David Dunn was charged with with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor for sex. Under the conditions for his bond, he is banned from having contact with children and prohibited from using a personal computer.
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David Dunn was charged with with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor for sex. Under the conditions for his bond, he is banned from having contact with children and prohibited from using a personal computer.

According to county and state records a child-care center is not registered at Dunn’s home address. However, a private day care can legally operate without registering with the state as long as there are fewer than six child clients, according to the ODJFS.

Under the conditions of Dunn’s bond, he is banned from having any contact with children. He is also prohibited from using a personal computer.

Hedden has not received any reports that a child who has attended the daycare has been harmed.

After Dunn was released on bond, concerned parents whose children either attend or previously attended Miss Tonya’s Daycare contacted Beavercreek police.

Previously, city police have confirmed they have checked to make sure Dunn is in compliance. Beavercreek Police Chief Dennis Evers confirmed the departments has not recently received any additional calls from concerned parents.

“We’ll continue to monitor the situation,” he said. “We’ll address concerns as they come up.”

Kentucky investigators are still waiting for the results of a forensic examination on electronics from Dunn’s home that were obtained by Beavercreek police after they were “voluntarily surrendered” by Dunn’s wife, according to Dennis Evers, the city police chief.

“We’re looking for any evidence that would go along to corroborate what we already have established in our case,” Hedden said. “If there’s anything beyond that that would suggest there’s any other criminal acts we don’t know about then certainly we would address that too.”

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