Kids register chatliine the Loup's Web site to receive local s that access a free telephone line where they can talk with other teens from their area. Sounds innocent enough.
But Detective Haydee Santana of the Paterson Police Department 's juvenile division says such chat lines are dangerous because adults can use them, disguise their age and identity, and prey on teenagers. September Two Paterson girls, ages 12 and 14, meet two year-old men to have sex.
The men are arrested and found guilty of sexual assault. April A year-old New York man is arrested at a Paterson motel with a year-old girl and teenns videotape of just-recorded sex acts.
He ple guilty to child endangerment and will be sentenced next month. September A year-old Haledon, N.
What ties the cases together? They all started with a simple telephone call on the Loup.