By Patch. Nearly 200 suspected child predators across the Southland have been arrested as part of a massive two-month, multi-agency investigation of internet crimes against children, authorities announced Friday.
Police conducted thousands of investigations and raided hundreds of homes across Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County and the Inland Empire, culminating in some high-profile arrests. As of Friday, 186 suspected child predators were arrested as part of “Operation Broken Heart IV,” a nationwide law enforcement effort, according to the Los Angeles Police Department . . .
Members of the task force conducted almost 1,400 investigations and served nearly 400 search warrants. (Read more from “Hundreds of Pedophiles Arrested in Nationwide Sting Operation Involving Dozens of Law Enforcement Agencies” HERE)
51 Louisianans Arrested on Child Exploitation Charges
By Associated Press. Louisiana law enforcement officials say they arrested 51 people on child exploitation charges this spring as part of an annual nationwide crackdown . . .
Officials say there were more than 1,000 arrests made across the country as part of the operation, which was conducted in April and May. More than 150 Louisiana law enforcement agencies participated in the initiative. (Read more from “51 Louisianans Arrested on Child Exploitation Charges” HERE)