Two Disney World workers amongst 17 arrested in youngster abuse photos sting
Two former Disney World workers are reportedly amongst 17 arrested in a police operation to determine individuals who possessed and shared youngster abuse photos.
Undercover detectives from Polk County Sheriff’s Workplace in Florida, US, concluded a month-long particular operation on Monday dubbed Guardians of Innocence IV: Fall Haul.
The 17 males arrested face a complete of 626 costs (624 felonies and two misdemeanors).
One of many males arrested, Brett Kinney, 40, stated he was a Visitor Expertise Supervisor at Disney World, in line with a police launch.
Kinney, from Lake Alfred, reportedly advised detectives he had an dependancy to youngster abuse photos and has been viewing them for 22 years.
Kinney has been charged with one rely of Promotion of Baby [Abuse Images] (F2) and 24 counts of Possession of Baby [Abuse Images]-Enhanced (F2).
A Disney spokesperson advised CNN he was now not employed with the corporate following the arrest.
Donald Durr, Jr, 52, of Davenport, advised detectives he was a custodial employee for Walt Disney World Resorts.
In a police interview, he’s stated to have described himself as “a pervert, however not a monster”.
Durr is charged with eight counts of Possession of Baby [Abuse Images] (F2) and one rely of Promote Sexual Efficiency by Baby (F2).
A Disney spokesperson advised CNN Durr is on unpaid go away.
Sheriff Grady Judd stated: “The folks arrested throughout this operation prey on essentially the most harmless and weak amongst us – our kids.
“The undercover detectives who examine these crimes should see issues that no one ought to should see, and no youngster ought to should expertise.
“Every certainly one of these arrests has eliminated a predator from our streets, and the web.”
The youngest individual arrested was 19 years previous, whereas the oldest was 77.
Mirror On-line has contacted Disney for remark.