Aug 01, 2020
Man Charged After Giving Woman He Met On Dating App A Drug That Killed Her
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The Ramsey County medical examiner determined 43-year-old Thea Renae Toles died of toxicity caused by a narcotic commonly known as a “date rape” drug.A criminal complaint says police responded to Edward Zappa’s Mounds View home on Nov. 29 after he called 911 to report that the woman wasn’t breathing. Toles was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say they found texts between Zappa and others indicating that Zappa used the drug and provided it to others.
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CT Naval Tech Going To Prison For Sexually Assaulting A Minor He Met On Grindr
A Naval technician has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for sexually assaulting a minor child he met on the dating app Grindr.
The assault took place at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.
Chazzman K. Chung, 29, of Groton, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of sexual abuse of a minor, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Connecticut. On Monday, Aug. 3, Chung was sentenced to 18 months in prison followed by five years of parole.
On Dec. 19, 2018, Chung picked up the 13-year-old victim at his residence and drove to the Naval base. The boy had feigned illness to stay home from school, according to court documents. In the barracks, Chung engaged in illegal sexual activity with the victim, the Attorney’s Office said.
The victim’s dating profile said he was 18 years old, but he told Chung he was actually 14, according to court documents.
Chung was arrested on April 9, 2019.
Following his sentencing on Aug. 3, Chung is out on $25,000 bond and is expected to report to prison in 90 days.