Police Arrest 30 Pedophiles in Just One Virginia County, < The Hidden Flaw in Sweden’s Anti-Lockdown Strategy, Pro-Trump Georgia Democrat Reverses Decision to Resign After ‘Overwhelming Support’ >, The 12 Steps to Cure Yourself of Whiteness, The Great Replacement Isn’t Happening. School closures and the implementation of distance learning have increased many children’s online presence and inadvertently placed them at higher risk of exploitation. Major Ed O’Carroll, Bureau Commander of Major Crimes for the department said in a statement: ‘Our detectives have remained vigilant and they recognized the increased threat posed by online predators in recent weeks.’, ‘I commend their ability to adapt during this unprecedented public health pandemic and to do so in the interest of protecting our children and bringing justice to those who commit these repugnant crimes.’. Below is a map of the area where the shooting took place: Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others. The alleged phedophiles, all male and aged 20 to 74, were arrested at the locations they had agreed to meet the ‘underage children’, who were actually police officers posing as children. Parents are urged to closely monitor their children’s online activities and use available security settings to prevent the use of age-inappropriate sites or platforms. This Children should be encouraged to report any person engaging in inappropriate conversations or trying to coerce them into providing sexually explicit images of themselves. James Rosenberger, 28, of Warrenton, was charged with two counts of solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties. All rights reserved. Officers immediately provided medical aid and then transported Vo to a hospital where he was treated and released. Jean Pardo Pesantes, 22, of Maryland, charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. Eric Womack, 36, of Washinton D.C., charged with two counts of solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties; Jean Pardo Pesantes, 22, of Maryland, charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties; Jose Mejia Carabantes, 36, of Fairfax, charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties Jose Argueta Amaya, 32, of West Virginia, charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties. Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you. When each of the suspects arrived at agreed upon locations, detectives took them into custody. Mohamed Mansaray, 23, of Alexandria, charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties. With many taking online classes this could mean they are spending more time on the internet and are therefore more exposed to dangers posed by pedophiles who use the internet to exploit children. Pedro Gonzalez, 50, of Fairfax, charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted indecent liberties. Per department policy, they are on administrative leave pending the outcome of a criminal and administrative investigation into use of force. 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