From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A Birmingham man pleaded guilty to charges involving the sexual exploitation of a missing 14-year-old this week.
The plea agreement states on or about July 16, 2021, FBI Birmingham’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force received a priority lead regarding a 14-year-old female reported missing out of Madison, Wisconsin. FBI Birmingham and Homewood Police Special Investigations Unit launched an immediate investigation to find and recover the child. They located her through an advertisement on a website known for commercial sex advertisements.
A task force officer responded to the number posted in the advertisement, the minor victim replied, and provided the address to meet. Members of the task force responded to a local hotel and located the juvenile victim in the hotel room with Alexander. Further investigation revealed child pornography involving Alexander and the juvenile victim located on Alexander’s cell phone.
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