LIVE: 31 arrested in Ohio child porn sting

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley is announcing arrests in a child porn sting Wednesday.

Operation Déjà vu involves members of the Internet Crimes against Children, Newburgh Heights police and the Cuyahoga County sheriff.

Ages of those arrested range from 20 to 80
All of those involved were attempting to meet children for sex, according to Prosecutor O’Malley
The suspects used popular social media to send inappropriate photos to who they believed were minor children
All of the suspects made arrangements to travel to Cuyahoga County to meet the minors for sexual contact when they were arrested
Evidence includes 33 cell phones, drugs, alcohol, lube, condoms, and vehicles
All of the offenders were arrested at a house set up by law enforcement
The suspects were also captured on video entering the home
The suspects would have to register for 25 years as a sex offender on conviction
31 suspects charged (names forthcoming)

We’ll update you as the story develops.

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