Sheriff Terry Vogel says the recent successful sting targeting online sexual predators is a good news/bad news proposition. On the one hand, last week’s effort dubbed Black Veil Three, led to the arrest of 16 suspects who unwittingly interacted online with law enforcement officers. But, on the other hand, the sheriff says the number of individuals interested in contacting what they believe are children using internet chat rooms has not diminished. He says there were two reasons why the sting was mounted…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/N1453.mp3|titles=Sheriff Terry Vogel]
Sheriff Vogel says the results of the online investigation should serve as a warning to parents…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/N1454.mp3|titles=Sheriff Terry Vogel]
The internet crimes against children sting began last Wednesday at the Door County Justice Center in Sturgeon Bay. Officers conducted close to 1,500 chats during the operation.