Two crew members employed by Princess Cruises on a cruise ship in Alaska in the summer of 2019 will now serve decades in prison for their involvement in creating and/or distributing child pornography. One of the men met a sixteen (16) year-old child who was taking an Alaskan cruise with her parents while he was
FBI Arrests Sex Offender with Child Porn on Norwegian Sun
Last Monday, the FBI arrested a NCL cruise passenger in Port Canaveral at the end of a cruise to the Bahamas on charges of transporting child pornography.
Michael Harrison was traveling aboard the Norwegian Sun on a four day cruise to the Bahamas (Grand Stirrup Cay and Nassau) which departed from Port Canaveral on November…
Carnival Cruise Passenger Arrested for Child Porn
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in Fort Lauderdale arrested a Carnival cruise passenger identified in the press as 40-year old Michael Paige Palmer on a federal criminal count of possessing child pornography, according to WFTV-ABC(9).
The arrest took place on Christmas Eve after the passenger disembarked from an unidentified* Carnival cruise ship when…
Man Arrested for Child Pornography After Carnival Fantasy Returns to Port
A 41 year old man returning on a cruise was arrested on child pornography charges last Thursday after his cruise ended and the ship returned to Charleston, South Carolina, according to a report in the Post and Courier newspaper.
The newspaper reports that Eric Jason Blankenship of West Virginia was charged with one count…
British Police Arrest MSC Cruises Crew Member for Child Porn
According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, West Yorkshire Police officers arrested a crew member on a Southampton-based cruise ship for possession of a vast amount of child pornography.
The newspaper article identifies the crew member as Howard Ellis, age 60. He reportedly worked as a musician on a cruise ship. The police arrested him…
Child Porn Pervert Arrested, About to Cruise with Disney
A Fort Myers, Florida news station reports that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested a man after finding child porn in his home.
NBC 2 reports that FDLE agents arrested Bryan Ludlam, age 42, a father of three young children.
He reportedly possessed child pornography, including videos depicting sexual battery of children as young…
Child Porn Lands Cruise Passenger In Jail
The Palm Beach Post reports that a cruise passenger’s vacation ended dramatically when he was busted by federal agents who found child pornography on his computer.
Incidents involving crew members and passengers, all men, arrested leaving cruise ships with child porn on their computers, iPhones and flash-drives occur all too often.
In this case,the Palm Beach…
HAL Cruise Ship Musician Jailed for Child Pornography
A Canadian newspaper reports that a crew member aboard the Holland America Line Veendam cruise ship was jailed for possession of child pornography.
Sean Richard Bell, age 37, was arrested almost three months ago for possessing images and video of what are described as underage naked boys. He pleaded guilty today in a Halifax courtroom…
Is Child Pornography Widespread on Cruise Ships?
Last week we reported on an arrest of a Holland American Line (HAL) crew member from the Veendam cruise ship on charges of possessing and importing images of child pornography.
I mentioned that the arrest was one of six arrests of crew members for child pornography in the port of Halifax Canada alone. The arrests…
Another Cruise Ship Employee Busted with Child Porn – This Time HAL Veendam
A newspaper in Canada reports today that a 36-year-old cruise ship employee faces child pornography charges after police and Canadian border officials in Halifax found explicit files aboard the cruise ship where he works. Metro News Canada identified the crew member as Sean Richard Bell.
Halifax Regional Police state that Canada immigration authorities arrested the crew…