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King County Sheriff
Interim Sheriff Cole-Tindall



SeaTac, WA. Thursday 03/08/18, KCSO/SeaTac Detectives completed a very successful sting operation of commercial sexual abuse of a minor.


Thursday evening, 03/08/2018 KCSO/SeaTac Detectives set-up a sting operation where over 5000 emails/texts with suspects occurred, 1,750 direct contact with suspects seeking out minors.  20 Criminal commercial sex abuse of a minor cases were initiated.  4 physical arrests of suspects who actually arrived to complete the crime only to find the Police waiting for them.