LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metro police mentioned they arrested 13 males on fees of luring a child for sex as a part of a valley-wide operation Tuesday and Wednesday.
The males are accused of soliciting undercover brokers, who have been posing as kids, for sex. In every case, a meeting was arrange and police arrested the suspect.
Metro police labored alongside the FBI, Homeland Security, Henderson police, North Las Vegas police and federal officers as a part of the sting.
Metro police mentioned these arrested are:
- Daniel Bear, 47
- Sergio Blasco, 46
- Miguel Bojorquez, 36
- Kevin Castellano, 27
- Ulises Garcia-Rojas Sanchez, 18
- Payton Gomez, 21
- Joaquin Deleon Guerrero, 38
- Adam Huettner, 47
- Devant Ingram, 29
- Naturice McLean, 39
- Larry Osborne, 38
- Stuart Room, 70
- Emil Stepanyan, 21
Police additionally mentioned they encourage dad and mom to speak to their kids about speaking to strangers on-line.
“The LVMPD would like to remind parents to discuss with their children the dangers of online chats with strangers,” police wrote in a information launch. “Parents are encouraged to routinely monitor their children’s activity on social media and other online applications to prevent them from becoming victims of a child sex predator. This operation was conducted as part of the LVMPD’s ongoing effort to reduce violent crime and protect children in our community.”
Anyone who believes they might be a sufferer is requested to contact police at 702-828-3111. Tips could be submitted anonymously by way of Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.
The 8 News Now I-Team requested extra data on every arrested, however police declined to launch extra data because of ongoing investigations.