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Internet Child Sex Operation Results in 17 Arrests

PUBLISHED:Wed August 30, 2017

Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives concluded a 40-hour undercover operation which resulted in 17 suspects arrested and charged with soliciting sex from a child via the Internet. Led by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the operation was conducted as a part of the Central Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Participating agencies included the Kissimmee Police Department, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Altamonte Springs Police Department, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Clermont Police Department, and the Sanford Police Department.

Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson said, “Children are our most precious resources, and we at the Osceola Sheriff’s Office will do everything within our power to protect children from the evil doers who would seek to prey on them. I am pleading with all parents and guardians out there to take an active role with their children’s internet activities, to include whom they’re having conversations with and what websites they’re visiting. Their lives and well-being could very well depend on it.”

During the operation, undercover detectives, posed as juveniles and family members to talk with individuals in chat rooms and instant messaging programs on the Internet. Suspects would travel to a meeting location located in Osceola County with the purpose of having sex with a child. All of the suspects were arrested in Osceola County and booked into the Osceola County Jail.

The following subjects were arrested:

  • Travis White (DOB 04/04/1995), 200 Lytton Circle, Orlando, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex
  • Jonathan Rosario-Ortiz (DOB 09/23/1991), 713 Michigan Ct, #3, St Cloud, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex
  • Carl Carey (DOB 02/11/1992), 14313 Oakshire Blvd, Orlando, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • Julian Santos-Ayala (DOB 08/11/1993), 8902 Buena Place, #1303, Windermere, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Freddy Ortega-Yagual (DOB 01/08/1985), 3448 Allegra Circle, St Cloud, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • Irving Lennon (DOB 06/22/1971), 17980 Claudel Road, Orlando, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Four counts of Personal Electronic Transmission of Information to a Minor; Use of a Computer to Seduce/Lure a Child; Possession of Cocaine; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Ronald Moore (DOB 09/30/1954), 408 Forest Lane, Kissimmee, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex
  • Robert Bouchlas (DOB 06/09/1988), 2561 King Oak Circle, St Cloud, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex
  • Louis Ottaviano (DOB 10/11/1972), 1624 Oviedo Grove Circle, #24, Oviedo, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex
  • Justin Taubensee (DOB 06/03/1996), 7149 Broomshedge Trail, Winter Garden, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Personal Electronic Transmission of Information to a Minor
  • Youssef Houlali (DOB 02/07/1987), 2727 N. Poinciana Blvd, #139, Kissimmee, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • James Johnson (DOB 01/13/1979), 2109 Shadow Creek Drive, Kissimmee, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex
  • Neil Forty-Sepulveda (DOB 07/30/1994), 1120 Windway Circle, Kissimmee, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Three counts of Personal Electronic Transmission of Information to a Minor; Use of a Computer to Seduce/Lure a Child
  • Drayon McMillan (DOB 04/04/1976), 869 Grange Court SE, Atlanta, GA – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • Emanuel Jimenez-Berrios (DOB 10/24/1986), 1102 Cobblestone Circle, F, Kissimmee, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Two counts of Personal Electronic Transmission of Information to a Minor; Use of a Computer to Seduce/Lure a Child
  • Brandon Jimenez (DOB 02/02/1994), 10637 Bastille Lane, #202, Orlando, FL – Travel to Meet Child for Sex; Use of a Computer to Seduce/Lure a Child
  • Eugene Forsyth (DOB 02/10/1980 ), 1200 Robert Ridge Court, Kissimmee, FL- Travel to Meet a Minor for Sex; 3 counts of Solicitation of a Minor

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