In one case detectives posed as a fictitious 13-year-old boy seeking sex.
In another, it was a fictitious mother looking for a man to have sex with her children.
When the men seeking sex with children show up at the pre-arranged location they are arrested.
In a media release Tuesday following the conclusion of the operation, the Washington State Patrol announced 18 actual children, not fictitious, were identified as potential victims of sex abuse and eight of the suspects had access to children. Budd, 30, Shelton Jainend Kumar, 50, Puyallup Michael A.
Upon his arrest, Matthews claimed he knew it was a sting, but said he wanted to get help for his alcoholism, according to court documents.
He was charged in Kitsap County Superior Court with attempted second-degree rape of a child. Carter, 41, of Silverdale, a Bremerton High School PTA officer who was charged with attempted second-degree rape of a child and communication with a minor for immoral purposes.
Recreational crabbing will be open Thursdays through Mondays each week.
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today announced Puget Sound summer crab-fishing seasons, which get underway June 16 with an opening in two marine areas.
Marine areas 4 (Neah Bay – East of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line) and 5 (Sekiu) open for sport crabbing Saturday, June 16.
BREMERTON — Among the 20 men arrested within the last week as part of an online sting in Kitsap County was a Bremerton man who was arrested the last time the Washington State Patrol conducted the same sting in 2015.
As part of “Operation Net Nanny,” undercover detectives place online ads or answer them posing as someone else.