Anne Arundel Co. man arrested on child sex offense charges
TRAPPE, Md. – Police say an Anne Arundel County man has been arrested on sex offense and other charges involving a teenager.
In February of this year, detectives with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation after learning that 24-year-old Kyle Ripper was traveling from the western shore of Maryland to meet a 14-year-old in the Trappe area. Investigation revealed that Ripper met the teen through an online social media application, and it was learned that the two were involved in a sexual relationship.
On March 10th, detectives along with members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant at Ripper’s residence in the 100 block of Jill Lane in Laurel MD. Ripper was arrested and charged with third and fourth degree sex offense, second degree assault, possession of child pornography, child porn solicit subject, and attempted third and fourth degree sex offense.