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Northern and Central Wisconsin Men Among Charged in Police Sting

01 Apr News

Five men from northern and central Wisconsin were arrested in connection with a sting that targeted adults preying on children.

The five were charged in Marathon County Court yesterday following weekend arrests. They ranged in age from 19 to 58. The men are facing a variety of different charges including: Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime and child enticement.

The investigation was part of a larger operation that involved seven law enforcement agencies and more than 75 officers. They used Craigslist postings to target the suspects.

An Associated Press report shows that 19 men in the Fox Valley area were also arrested.