Richard Schnee Arrested On The Most Disgusting Of Charges

On Friday, May 24, 2024, 50-year-old Richard Schnee, of Inlet Drive, Bensalem, turned himself in at the Bensalem Township Police Department. This result was the culmination of an investigation that began on April 9, 2024.

Bensalem Township Police Detectives received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, stating that someone using the screen name “Dangerdick2021” on Discord, a popular online chat server, may have been sharing child pornography with other users.

Detectives discovered that Schnee, created and actively used the Discord account. Further investigation confirmed that he was sharing and trading child pornography with other users on that account. Numerous graphic messages from Richard Schnee were also discovered that depicted his affinity for children, stating that “…pregnant 6yos would be hot…”.

A search warrant was executed on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at Schee’s residence where various electronic devices were seized. Forensic examination of these devices revealed various files depicting child pornography, on his cell phone, laptop, and desktop computer. On his phone, in particular, various child pornography files depicting prepubescent children being sexually assaulted were found. One even depicted the sexual assault of an infant.

Richard Schnee was charged with Sexual Abuse of Children: Dissemination, Possession of Child Pornography, and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility.

He was arraigned by District Justice Joseph Falcone and remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on 10% of $2,000,000 bail which he was unable to post.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 4, 2024.



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