VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) — The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office says three more suspects have been arrested in Operation Broken Arrow, a sting operation targeting online child predators and child traffickers.
This leg of Operation Broken Arrow was a four-day proactive effort centered in Valdosta. Investigators say the arrestees, ranging in age from 20 to 57, traveled from areas around South Georgia with the intent to meet a child for sex.
Investigators say the men believed they were talking to a child under the age of 16 during the operation.
Timothy Thompson was arrested on March 2, Joe Bueno was arrested on February 20 and Hunter Casey was arrrested February 28, by the sheriff’s office.