Two Abilene Men Arrested for Creepy Crimes Against Children


ABILENE— Two Abilene residents have been arrested after attempting to solicit minors online in two separate cases.

Donald Kimbrough and Edward Rodriquez have been arrested for sexual crimes against children.

Kimbrough’s charge stems from an investigation that took place in October 2021 where detectives were posing as female prostitutes who were underage as part of a sting operation. Kimbrough began message one of the profiles who identified themselves as a 16-year-old.

Kimbrough allegedly kept attempting to meet the undercover detective for sexual gratification as well as sending and requesting inappropriate photos. He was released from jail after posting $15,000 bond.

Rodriguez allegedly sent an underage child text messages and photos that were inappropriate and according to court documents, telling the “child” they were “hot”. Rodriguez also agreed to pick up the undercover detective from high school. He was released from jail after posting $20,000 bond.

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