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Police: Man Arrested After Viewing Child Porn On Plane
WCVB-TV ^ | 11/26/11 | Ch 5 Boston

Posted on 11/26/2011 7:32:11 PM PST by raccoonradio

Investigators Say Incident Happened During Delta Flight

BOSTON -- Massachusetts State Police arrested an airline passenger at Boston Logan International Airport after officers said he watched child pornography while onboard a plane.

Officials said the incident happened about 2:53 p.m. Saturday during a Delta Airlines flight from Utah to Boston.

Troopers said other passengers took a cellphone photo of 47-year-old Grant Smith, of Cottonwood Heights, Utah, watched the video.

Investigators said Smith was seat in the first class section at the time and another passenger alerted the flight crew to the incident.

Officials said Smith was interviewed by troopers when the flight landed in Boston at 4:12 p.m. Smith was arrested shortly thereafter and charged with possession of child pornography.

Troopers said Smith is being held at the Logan Airport Barracks and his bail is set at $15,000. He is scheduled to be arraigned at East Boston District Court on Monday.

Police said more charges may follow.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; US: Massachusetts; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: boston; childporn; childpornography; pedophilia; plane; pornography
Fly the diddlin' skies. Nope, this wasn't Jerry Sandusky.
1 posted on 11/26/2011 7:32:18 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Musta thought he was in a public library...


2 posted on 11/26/2011 7:36:08 PM PST by null and void (This is day 1040 of America's Obamavacation from reality.)
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To: raccoonradio
Investigators said Smith was seat in the first class section at the time and another passenger alerted the flight crew to the incident.

How can a guy who can afford a first class seat be so stupid as to watch kiddy porn in public?

3 posted on 11/26/2011 7:36:48 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: raccoonradio

Either he’s very dim witted or very bold to do this on an airplane. What a horrible flight for the passengers who witnessed it. Ugh!


4 posted on 11/26/2011 7:38:08 PM PST by Shannon
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To: Pontiac

being rich, doesn’t mean your brilliant.


5 posted on 11/26/2011 7:38:34 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: raccoonradio

The TSA or a Publik skool will offer him a job maybe?


6 posted on 11/26/2011 7:39:09 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: raccoonradio
All I gotta say is his addiction must be severe, if he would risk viewing child porn in a public place.

I'm guessing he turns out to be a real life molester.

7 posted on 11/26/2011 7:39:16 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: raccoonradio

Musta thought it was Arab Air.


8 posted on 11/26/2011 7:39:57 PM PST by samtheman
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To: Pontiac

Just because someone is smart in one area of their lives doesn’t mean they are smart in all areas. Addiction and perversion can overrule much.


9 posted on 11/26/2011 7:41:20 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote)
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To: raccoonradio

Was he TSA?

(jus wanna know)

TT


10 posted on 11/26/2011 7:41:45 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
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To: Pontiac

“How can a guy who can afford a first class seat be so stupid as to watch kiddy porn in public? “


Ridiculous statement.

What does money have to do with intelligence or morality?


11 posted on 11/26/2011 7:45:01 PM PST by Mears (WHEN THEY)
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To: Pontiac
How can a guy who can afford a first class seat be so stupid as to watch kiddy porn in public?

Many folks ride up front on a coach ticket, I frequently* get upgraded just because I fly a lot.

That being said, criminals are usually pretty dimwitted.

*95 percent of the time.

12 posted on 11/26/2011 7:45:37 PM PST by Gamecock (I am so thankful for [the] active obedience of Christ. No hope without it. JGM)
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To: TexasTransplant
Was he TSA?

My 1st Cavity Search

Why do you ask?

13 posted on 11/26/2011 7:46:19 PM PST by null and void (This is day 1040 of America's Obamavacation from reality.)
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To: raccoonradio

I wait until I get off the plane!


14 posted on 11/26/2011 7:47:18 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: doc1019

It would not have taken much effort if he’d really wanted privacy; a window seat at the back of First Class (with a bulkhead behind) would do for a position in which nobody else could see the screen of the laptop or video player. I’m thinking he may have also been liquored up and not reasoning very clearly.


15 posted on 11/26/2011 7:47:53 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: raccoonradio

I think that all passenger aircraft need to be designed with ejection chutes.

I am sure there were a number of fathers on this aircraft who would have loved to escort this scumbag a flying lesson.

Yeah, I know, he might land somewhere inconvenient, but the pilot would probably know when to open the outer door. Maybe wait until over a body of water or some such.


16 posted on 11/26/2011 7:55:56 PM PST by Ronin (If we were serious about using the death penalty as a deterrent, we would bring back public hangings)
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To: raccoonradio

Reminds me of the phrase, “Suicide by cop.” Was this someone who *wanted* to be arrested? Mebbe so.


17 posted on 11/26/2011 7:56:34 PM PST by Hetty_Fauxvert (Fuel up the Cain Train! Donate today! - - - https://www.hermancain.com/donate)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
not reasoning very clearly

Looking at child porn would make this part of your assumption true, as to being liquored up ... that is open to conjecture. LOL!

18 posted on 11/26/2011 7:57:37 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote)
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To: raccoonradio
He was just doing research for the book he plans to write.

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Great because you did it.
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(An entirely free service)

19 posted on 11/26/2011 7:57:53 PM PST by JCG
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To: samtheman
"Musta thought it was Arab Air."

that is what I was thinking. He must have not changed his name yet

20 posted on 11/26/2011 8:02:43 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: raccoonradio

What a stupid thing to do. Pedophiles are not very smart are they?


21 posted on 11/26/2011 8:03:01 PM PST by no dems (Why do you never see "Obama" bumper stickers on cars going to work in the morning?)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

I’m guessing he turns out to be a real life molester.
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You can count on it.


22 posted on 11/26/2011 8:03:55 PM PST by no dems (Why do you never see "Obama" bumper stickers on cars going to work in the morning?)
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To: Steve Van Doorn

Since he’s from Utah I wonder if he’s a member of a different religion that’s 6 letters and starts with M...


23 posted on 11/26/2011 8:05:01 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: JCG

Pete Townshend excuse right? Now we know what his band meant by “Uncle Ernie’s Holiday Camp” and “The Kids Are All Right”


24 posted on 11/26/2011 8:05:50 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Don’t be surprised if the pro-pedophile crowd joins this thread...


25 posted on 11/26/2011 8:07:01 PM PST by BobL (Send Rove a Message, VOTE CAIN, no matter what)
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To: doc1019

“Just because someone is smart in one area of their lives doesn’t mean they are smart in all areas. “

Tell me about it. A lot of very smart people vote Democrat, or vote for Open Boarders Republicans.


26 posted on 11/26/2011 8:08:27 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: BobL
Open Boarders Republicans.

Are those the ones who let anyone stay in their homes?

27 posted on 11/26/2011 8:10:15 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: BobL

AMEN!


28 posted on 11/26/2011 8:10:42 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

“Are those the ones who let anyone stay in their homes?”

If you mean the ones that have illegally obtained their homes (by coming here illegally)...yes, that’s who the Open-Borders Republicans are.

Not too hard to identify them this election cycle...


29 posted on 11/26/2011 8:16:37 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: BobL
Boarders - people who stay in other people's houses.

Borders - imaginary boundary politicians keep open to provide voters or cheap labor.

30 posted on 11/26/2011 8:22:20 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Both apply here. These people taking advantage of our open-borders are certainly boarders in this country.


31 posted on 11/26/2011 8:23:53 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: Revolting cat!

thats the kind of joke that will get you a visit by the FBI

I know, because my brother is an agent in their computer forensics deparment


32 posted on 11/26/2011 8:24:04 PM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: raccoonradio

I think that all passenger aircraft need to be designed with ejection chutes.

I am sure there were a number of fathers on this aircraft who would have loved to escort this scumbag a flying lesson.

Yeah, I know, he might land somewhere inconvenient, but the pilot would probably know when to open the outer door. Maybe wait until over a body of water or some such.


33 posted on 11/26/2011 8:24:31 PM PST by Ronin (If we were serious about using the death penalty as a deterrent, we would bring back public hangings)
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To: raccoonradio

How is this pervert? Is he 47 or 27?

http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/local/utah-man-arrested-at-logan-on-child-porn-charges-20111126


34 posted on 11/26/2011 8:34:01 PM PST by Baladas
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To: BobL

Is there actually such an abomination on FR?


35 posted on 11/26/2011 8:44:57 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: TXnMA

“Is there actually such an abomination on FR?”

There is one guy who shows up defending gay pedophiles, stating that girls are still somewhat more likely to be victims than guys (from male predators). One would hope so, considering that there are so few gays in society (relatively speaking), but the numbers are much closer than they would be if gays weren’t any more likely to prey on kids.

There was some other guy that starting defending the shrinks at the APA, who are in the process of trying to ‘normalize’ pedophilia.

It is pretty sick out there...although FR is still in very good shape on the subject.


36 posted on 11/26/2011 9:02:30 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: raccoonradio

Stuck on stupid. A pedophile getting his rocks off on a flight. If you’re that stupid to screen illegal content in public, well you deserve what you get coming to you! Another child predator take off the streets.


37 posted on 11/26/2011 9:24:57 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

And I’m guessing youre wrong.

Some are just stupid. Rich, but stupid. Doesnt mean “hands on”.


38 posted on 11/26/2011 9:29:51 PM PST by Soothesayer9
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To: BobL
It seems to me that such critters would make very likely ZOT! bait...

I am not amused to learn that there might be some survivors on FR...

39 posted on 11/26/2011 9:33:37 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: raccoonradio

I hope the man goes to prison, that was totally unacceptable. Some things are wrong and watching kiddie porn especially in public is disgraceful.


40 posted on 11/26/2011 9:50:17 PM PST by dog breath
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To: TXnMA

There are no gay pedophile defenders on FR. They wouldn’t last 10 seconds around here.


41 posted on 11/26/2011 9:53:01 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Pontiac

Porn makes such men rich.


42 posted on 11/26/2011 10:34:29 PM PST by donna (This is what happens when America is no longer a Christian nation.)
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To: raccoonradio

Was he TSA?

(jus wanna know)

TT


43 posted on 11/26/2011 10:40:49 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man; BobL

That was my belief — and that’s why I questioned #25...


44 posted on 11/26/2011 10:52:21 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: TexasTransplant

no word yet; passenger.


45 posted on 11/26/2011 10:53:49 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Pontiac
How can a guy who can afford a first class seat be so stupid as to watch kiddy porn in public?

I think the word you are looking for is brazen.

46 posted on 11/26/2011 11:16:44 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
I think the word you are looking for is brazen.

He was brazen but I meant stupid.

Watching kiddy porn were it is a given that you will be observed is asking to go to jail.

And when go to jail where it will be known that you are a diddler some very bad things will happen to you.

This man was profoundly stupid, foolish and careless beyond normal adult standards of conduct governed reasoned thinking.

So this guy is probably a Chicago Land Liberal.

47 posted on 11/26/2011 11:51:35 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: raccoonradio

His photos of the outside of a Cottonwood Theater are posted on the internet. Seems to have a connection to or interest in cinema....

http://utahtheaters.info/TheaterMain.asp?ID=77

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/6262.html


48 posted on 11/27/2011 12:03:45 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: TXnMA

“That was my belief — and that’s why I questioned #25...”

Not directly, just the two examples I mentioned, is all that I saw.


49 posted on 11/27/2011 5:05:35 AM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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