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Five suspects identified in child exploitation operation in Fort Carson area

Fort Carson
Posted at 2:46 PM, Mar 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-23 10:48:32-04

FORT CARSON, CO — The Army Criminal Investigations Division says four civilians and one active-duty military member have been identified in a child exploitation operation last week.

According to Army CID, the suspects identified in the two-day operation thought they were communicating with a juvenile attempting to meet them for sexual services.

The names of the suspects have not been released. Authorities say the military service member was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Command.

“These predators exist in the community, and we want to send the message that we will do whatever it takes to bring them to justice,” said Special Agent-in-Charge Ryan O’Connor, Rocky Mountain Field Office.

The Department of the Army will handle any prosecution of the service member, while the civilian cases were referred to outside agencies.


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