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Randall DeWitt Simons, 66, was hit with 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse and was taken to court on Thursday. Simons did not plead guilty to all charges

The photographer who sold JonBenet Ramsey's surfaced snaps for $ 7,500 will receive 15 AGO to encourage sexual abuse of children after registering with A & W & # 39; s public WiFi and & # 39; having inappropriate and relevant images downloaded & # 39;

  • Randall DeWitt Simons, 66, was hit with 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse and was summoned on Thursday
  • Simons did not plead guilty to all charges
  • The Oakridge resident was detained on July 2 by the Springfield police, who helped the Oakridge police investigate the man in June
  • The police had received a report from A & W from 2018 that someone was using the restaurant's WiFi to download inappropriate images
  • They used software to determine if the computer was near the snack bar
  • Simons was JonBenet Ramsey & # 39; s photographer, just a few months before her 1996 murder
  • He is said to have sold a portfolio of photos & # 39; s of the Colorado beauty queen in makeup and curls for $ 7500
  • Lawrence Schiller & # 39; s book & # 39; Perfect Murder, Perfect Town & # 39; tells how Simons was arrested in 1998 for allegedly taking to the streets naked in Genoa, CO
  • While arrested, he allegedly shared: & # 39; I didn't kill JonBenet & # 39;
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Randall DeWitt Simons, 66, was hit with 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse and was taken to court on Thursday. Simons did not plead guilty to all charges

Randall DeWitt Simons, 66, was hit with 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse and was taken to court on Thursday. Simons did not plead guilty to all charges

The photographer who took beauty photos from JonBenet Ramsey has been arrested and charged with child pornography in Oregon.

Randall DeWitt Simons, 66, was hit with 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse and was taken to court on Thursday. Simons did not plead guilty to all charges.

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The Oakridge resident was detained on July 2 by the Springfield police, who assisted the Oakridge police in their investigation in June of the man, the registrar. reports.

The arrest follows a report from A & W from July 2018 to the police that someone uses the WiFi of the restaurant to download inappropriate images.

After the report, the police followed the identification address of the computer via the WiFi system of the restaurant.

The police subsequently determined that the computer belonged to a man who lived in the area, according to a search warrant statement filed at Lane County Circuit Court this month.

The police used a special software program to access Simons & # 39; computer while logging in on the A&W in real time. A device gave the police the ability to determine where the signal came from.

Simons was JonBenet Ramsey & # 39; s photographer, just months before her 1996 murder. He is said to have sold a portfolio of photos of the Colorado beauty queen in makeup and curls for $ 7500

Simons was JonBenet Ramsey & # 39; s photographer, just months before her 1996 murder. He is said to have sold a portfolio of photos of the Colorado beauty queen in makeup and curls for $ 7500

Simons was JonBenet Ramsey & # 39; s photographer, just months before her 1996 murder. He is said to have sold a portfolio of photos of the Colorado beauty queen in makeup and curls for $ 7500

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Simons is back in court on August 7 for a pre-trial conference.

Authorities could receive an order for Simons' home on June 27. There they found four laptops, three camcorders, two pockets of writable optical discs and six cameras.

After learning that Simons was a child photographer, the police asked anyone who left their children unattended with the man to contact Oackridge Police and the Lane County Sheriff & # 39; s Office.

A 1998 Associated Press story revealed for the first time that Simons was the photographer of JonBenet Ramsey, just a few months before her 1996 murder. He is said to have a portfolio of photographs of the Colorado beauty queen in makeup. has sold up and curls for $ 7500 and is said to have told reporters that his career was in danger because he sold the images.

In October 1998, he was arrested for indecent exposure in Lincoln County, Colorado.

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Lawrence Schiller & # 39; s book & # 39; Perfect Murder, Perfect Town & # 39; tells how Simons was arrested in 1998 for allegedly walking on the street in Genoa. While arrested, he allegedly shared: & # 39; I didn't kill JonBenet. & # 39;

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