During the month of February, law enforcement agencies joined together to catch adults who were allegedly targeting underage children online.
The Conroe Police Department, Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constables Office, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Constables Office, Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constables Office, and the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office conducted undercover operations that result in 11 individuals being arrested.
Each suspect believed he was meeting a minor he contacted online to engage in sexual contact when he arrived at the predetermined locations. The suspects were arrested for a 2nd degree felony Online Solicitation of a Minor.
Investigator Jeff Nichols with the Conroe Police Department arrested Jose Ismael Gonzalez, Dustin Day, and Victor Quintero.
JOSE ISMEAL GONZALEZ
Investigator Jerry Serratt with Montgomery County Constable Pct. 1 arrested Mazed Adelkader Elzarak, Nicholas Washington, and James Newman, Jr..
JAMES NEWMAN JR.
MAZED ADELKADER ELZARAK
Investigator Chris Jones, with Montgomery County Constable Pct. 5, arrested Armando Salgado
Investigator Jason Grindstaff with Montgomery County Constable Pct. 2 arrested Nathan Mark Esselman, Kenneth Gelestin Thirolf, Forest Scott Greenberg and Tad Aaron Wright
TED AARON WRIGHT
KENNETH G. THIROLF
NATHAN MARK ESSELMAN
Investigator Steven Sprauge, and J.J. Stitt of Montgomery County Precinct 3 Constables Office and Capt. Mark Seals of Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constables Office arrested Clayton Hunt Deguerre.
CLAYTON HUNT DEGUERRE
It is unknown at this time if the defendants have engaged in any similar type of actions. The Montgomery County Internet Crimes against Children Division is encouraging anyone with information to Contact the arresting agency or Montgomery County District Attorney’s office ICAC division at 936-760-6910.