2 MEN INDICTED ON CHARGES OF ATTEMPTED CHILD SEX CRIMES AFTER UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION
September 25, 2019
Two men were indicted by an Arizona State grand jury on accusations of soliciting sex from online undercover agents, according to an Arizona Attorney General’s Office new release Wednesday.
David James Seefeld, 20, and Hector Gonzalez Jr., 28, were both charged on Aug. 6, with one count of attempted sexual conduct with a minor and one count of luring a minor for sexual exploitation, the indictment stated.
A multi-agency investigation, referred to as Operation Monsoon, involved undercover agents posing as young teens on social media and being solicited by adults to meet and engage in sexual activity, according to the indictment.
Seefeld and Gonzalez are accused of arriving at a Tucson residence with the intentions of completing the sex acts that were solicited, the news release stated.
The indictment said Seefeld was also charged with three additional counts of furnishing harmful items to minors after he allegedly sent three nude photos of himself from around July 25 to July 30 to someone he thought was a young teen but was actually an undercover officer.
To date, four defendants have been indicted as a result of this investigation, including Vladimir Rodriguez and Fabian Tomas Montoya Renteria, the news release stated. It remains an ongoing investigation.
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