Search Warrant Issued In Beaver County Facebook Page Probe

BEAVER (KDKA) — State police and the Beaver County District Attorney are working together to make arrests after the creation of a Facebook page insulting to young women.

During a press conference Thursday, State police say they believe more than one person is behind the page and say those responsible will be caught because everything done on a computer can be tracked.

The page posted pictures of young women with sexually explicit captions and descriptions of alleged sexual behavior.

The creator called the page “Beaver County Hoez.”

“That site was shut down,” State Trooper Matthew Roth said. “That would be news is that there is another site that’s been opened up very similar to the first one, kind of boasting that all parties are over the age of 18 and they think they can do whatever they want to do.”

About 25 girls were targeted. Some were as young as 14.

“With the first site, there’s a number of different things the district attorney’s office is actually looking into – charges from harassment by communication to dissemination of obscene materials, illegal use of communication device,” Roth said.

According to police in Beaver County, some search warrants have been served, but no one is saying where or to whom.

“They haven’t made any arrests yet, the investigation is open, Facebook is cooperating with the investigation,” Roth said.

The district attorney says right now there are no suspects. The warrant was issued for the IP address used to create the Facebook page.


    Where are the parents or do they even care that thier kid is in the middle of this.
    I would bet a large percent of parents don’t even know some of the things that are on thier kids facebook page.
    Those involved should be participating in having these thugs prosecuted they claim thier over 18 but some victims 14 years old.
    COME ON FLOKS !!!!!!!!1

    • Big Daddy Kahuna

      Well said LPA

  • abc123

    I doubt the parent knows their child is making fake pages. Do you know how easy it is to make a facebook page? I’m not surprised that as soon as they “removed” one- another one was up. It happens all the time, and it’s sad! All they need is a cell phone, which almost every child has. If your child has a page- I highly recommend you monitor who they accept as friends, and the things they post on there. You would be absolutely AMAZED at the things kids post. Another thing, they have privacy settings- use them!!!!!! There’s always a chance of some kind of “glitch” but taking advantage of the security settings is a start. Parents can’t be held accountable for everything kids do- but I believe they should make themselves more aware of who their kids communicate with on facebook!

  • Codey Haddad

    Whats bad now these days is kids my age are gettiing so good with computers. There able to cover there tracks to elude the police.

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