Nude photos of teens land Baldwin man behind bars
A Baldwin Borough man was ordered to stand trial following a preliminary hearing on charges that he gave five girls ages 12 to 14 cash, body piercings and marijuana in exchange for their sending him nude photos of themselves.
Daniel E. Ford, 46, is charged with corruption of minors, unlawful contact with minors and related crimes for soliciting cellphone photos of the Brentwood Middle School girls, a criminal complaint states. He is accused of leaving cash under rocks for some of the girls and piercing the lips and bellies of others, the complaint states.
Some of the girls sent nude photos to Ford; others sent him topless photos or photos of them in underclothing, the complaint states. One girl said Ford grabbed her during one encounter. He remains in the Allegheny County Jail on $200,000 bail.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Versatile U-PARC houses productive assortment
- U-PARC gives NEP Broadcasting space to grow
- New Kensington-Arnold continues to shuffle security staff
- Saxonburg police to take citizens behind the scenes with citizens ‘academy’
- Recruiting: Hamlin latest WPIAL DB to hear from Buckeyes
- Veteran’s organizing skills benefited community
- TCS transcends small beginnings
- Freeport once again team to beat in WPIAL Class AA volleyball
- Western Pa. volunteers battle wildfires in West
- Steelers opt for youth, speed while revamping roster
- Steelers finalize 53-man roster