WCSO Apprehends 10 Individuals for Undercover Child Sex Sting

Published: Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 02:18 PM.

Jerry Hartman, 40 Ft Rucker, AL

William Moodie, 24 Sandestin, FL

Timothy Coffey, 39 Fort Walton Beach, FL

Melvin Andrews, 24 Fort Walton Beach, FL

Nick Walker, 22 Freeport, FL

All suspects were booked at the Walton County Department of Corrections.  Each suspect was issued a million dollar bond with the following release conditions: no contact with minors and wear an electronic tracking device.

Sheriff Mike Adkinson stated, “We want those individuals who would prey on our children to be afraid of what is waiting behind the door for them. I want them to understand that when it comes to protecting our children we are the boogeyman waiting to get them."  To combat the online sexual exploitation of children, many hours were devoted to the planning and execution of this operation.

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