POLK COUNTY, Fla. – 2 Walt Disney World employees and a University of Central Florida student were among those arrested Thursday on suspicion of soliciting child pornography, officials said.
According to authorities, Operation Guardians of Innocence IV: Fall Haul was a month-long special investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Computer Crimes Unit.
The investigators focused on identifying members of the community who possessed and shared child pornography, deputies said.
After the investigation was over, 17 men were arrested.
According to officials, some men arrested had contacted children or were soliciting sexually explicit photos of children.