Wade Robert Hoover faces federal charges after investigators allegedly found photos and videos of him sexually assaulting a boy who appeared to be asleep.
The Associated Press
BANGOR — An instructor at a Lewiston karate studio has been charged in federal court with producing child pornography in connection with an alleged sexual assault on an 11-year-old boy.
The Bangor Daily News reports that Wade Robert Hoover of Augusta was originally charged in state court after child pornography was allegedly found on his laptop.
He was arrested Oct. 3 at the office of the Maine chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, where he worked.
He faces federal charges after investigators allegedly found photographs and videos of Hoover sexually assaulting a boy who appeared to be asleep.
According to court documents, the boy was the 11-year-old son of a law enforcement officer Hoover knew. It could not be determined if Hoover had a lawyer.
Originally published here.
Ressurrection Graves is from the Washington DC area and created a term entitled, “Child Sexual Abuse Grooming” which is different legally than “Child Grooming” which is associated with “Child Trafficking”. She is working diligently to “Make Child Sexual Abuse Grooming A Felony”.