6 people arrested in online child exploitation operation
MOUNT VERNON – Skagit County authorities have arrested six people in connection to an on-line child exploitation operation in Skagit County. Skagit Sheriff Will Reichardt will release details regarding the investigation at a press conference this morning in Mount Vernon.
A Sheriff’s department press release said that Skagit County detectives recently complete a three-week investigation regardind child exploitation and the Internet. The investigation resulted in six custodial arrests of individuals seeking out young children.
Sheriff Reichardt will be joined by Skagit County Prosecutor Rich Weyrich at the press conference scheduled for 10:30am Thursday at the Skagit County Commissioner’s Office.