Warren County, TN - In a collaborative effort, special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) squad, alongside the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and the McMinnville Police Department, have successfully apprehended 40-year-old Eddie Dwight Pease on charges related to the sexual exploitation of a minor.
The investigation was triggered by a cybertip received by ICAC agents from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The tip implicated a user of a messaging app engaging in inappropriate conversations with minors. Through meticulous efforts, investigators pinpointed Eddie Pease as the individual involved, revealing his pattern of such behavior across various social media platforms.
On November 29th, TBI agents, in collaboration with McMinnville officers, executed the arrest of Eddie Dwight Pease (DOB 05/23/1993). Pease faces charges of Soliciting Sexual Exploitation of a Minor – Exploitation of a Minor by Electronic Means. Subsequently, he was booked into the Warren County Jail, where he remains held on a $50,000 bond.
The investigation is actively ongoing, underscoring the severity of the case. Authorities encourage anyone who may have communicated with Eddie Pease using the username "eddiepease722" on Snapchat or on TikTok under aliases such as "Eddiesfoodreviews," "eddiepease2024," or "Eddieschristiancookingshow" to come forward. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation can be reached at 1-800-TBI-FIND. Public cooperation is crucial in furthering the investigation and ensuring a thorough examination of the case.
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