Nineteen men have been arrested in a three-day police sting that targeted adults from east-central and northeastern Wisconsin who used the Internet to prey on children. The men were picked up Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a crackdown on sex predators by 11 police agencies. The arrests announced Monday included that of Shawn M. Raasch had been undergoing training, but has not driven a bus for the Shawano district, Cumberland said.
The man made it clear that he wanted to meet this weekend for sex, and bought condoms in advance of the meeting, officials said.
He appeared in Brown County Circuit Monday on charges of child enticement and use of a computer to facilitate sex crime. A criminal background check and drivers check was completed. It showed a clear record, with no arrests or convictions of any kind, as well as a clean driving record with no offenses.
As he had a full-time employment elsewhere, he was to be a substitute driver. The last time he rode along on a route was Feb 28th.
We have not been in contact with him for the past month and given the events of the past weekend, he will not be an employee of Johnson School Bus. Our primary concern is the safety of the children entrusted to our care. Pakalske, 38, of De Pere, who is accused of use of a computer to facilitate sex crime.
Prosecutors allege in a criminal complaint that Pakalske exchanged 15 to 20 s with an undercover officer who he believed was a year-old girl who was willing to meet in Bellevue to engage in oral sex.
Cross, a year-old Appleton man who was arrested in Ashwaubenon. Police said they are recommending charges of child enticement and use of a computer to facilitate sex crime; they say he had two pairs of handcuffs and a device used for gagging victims.
Online court records show he was convicted in of bail jumping. Posvic, 51, of Green Bay, who is charged with use of a computer to facilitate sex crime, a felony.
Police allege that he attempted to arrange a meeting at a Howard gasoline station. Portman, 53, of Lawrence, who is charged with child enticement-sexual contact, a felony. Police allege that he was trying to meet two year-old boys at his home for sex.
Police records allege that the man sent a nude photograph to a Brown County deputy who he believed was a year-old boy. James Valley, who led the investigation, said the operation had an impact on the problem, but said the issue is not likely to go away anytime soon.
Could we do this kind of operation seven days a week? Authorities said a man arrested in the Appleton area admitted to having ly had sex with an underage victim; that claim is being investigated.
Officials said departments juggled staff schedules and tapped overtime budgets to take part in the operation, noting that the made it worthwhile. Another person ed a photograph of a shirtless man in a kitchen, flexing.
He had responded to an ad that referred to twin year-old girls. Facebook Twitter .
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