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Abilene cyber crimes investigation results in 26 arrests

Charges range from online solicitation of a minor to prostitution of a minor.
Credit: Abilene Police Department

ABILENE, Texas — A multi-day, multi-agency online operation by the Abilene Police Department Cyber Crimes, Texas Department of Public Safety, Department of Homeland Security and the Sweetwater Police Department ended in the arrest of 26 suspects.

According to the APD, the charges range from online solicitation of a minor to prostitution of a minor.

The age of the suspects range from 24 to 70 and include several Abilene males and some from out of the area.

Detectives used several social media apps to make contact with the individuals, who agreed to meet up with what they believed to be an underage juvenile. They were then arrested on the listed charges.

ABILENE, TX – A multi-day online operation by the Abilene Police Department Cyber Crimes, Texas Department of Public...

Posted by Abilene Police Department on Monday, October 25, 2021

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