— Of the arrested, California parole agents picked up 186 sex offenders for violating their terms of release. Three were found in possession of child pornography, multiple found in places where they’re barred such as parks, schools and children. Of the 186 sex offenders arrested, 155 were sent back to court with recommendations to have their parole revoked.
— A 64-year-old computer programmer was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly traveling to a park to try to meet with a 15-year-old child for sex. A search warrant for his home and business indicated he’d exchanged emails with multiple other children and had posted 100 advertisements looking for sex with young girls.
— A U.S. Army soldier on leave responded to two separate undercover investigators posing as young girls and was arrested after showing up to have sex.
— A former substitute teacher allegedly posted a personal ad seeking sex with a father and a son. He was arrested after allegedly traveling to meet with what he believed was an 8-year-old boy.
The number of arrests and potential allegations are expected to grow as forensic investigators continue analyzing seized evidence. Law enforcement conducted the operations in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.