ARRESTS IN NET SEX STING (Some of the 2 dozen charged showed up at rental house where they thought they were meeting teens)

Newsday/Samuel Bruchey

During a month long sting of online sex crimes, Suffolk detectives said they netted two dozenInternet pedophiles by posing in chatrooms as young boys and girls and inviting men for dates to arented house in central Suffolk. Men from New York City and Long Island, between 20 and 47 yearsold were caught in the sting, including several students, a young actor, a plumber, an Armylieutenant colonel and a West Islip firefighter. They all engaged in sexually explicitconversations online with people they thought were minors and all were charged with attempting todisseminate indecent material to a minor, a felony. Thirteen of the men showed up at the house,most with condoms, others brought video equipment and child porn.

The following were arrested in the sting for alleged online sex crimes:

-JUSTIN ANTICO, 30, of 22 Hancock Street, Setauket

-WILLIAM BECKHANS, 22, of 2705 Eagle Avenue, Medford

-MICHAEL BUCKLEY, 27 of 3 Sterling Court, Medford

-WILLIAM COULTER, 24, of 338 South Street, Central Islip

-CHRISTOPHER DASHEVSKY, 27, of 28 Dennis Drive, Ronkonkoma

-JASON FRANK, 19, of 7 Tecumseh Court, Dix Hills

-STEVEN HOLLAND, 36, of 10-4A Smithtown Boulevard, Smithtown

-THOMAS JOHNSON, 24, of 70 Claire Court, West Babylon

-DANNY LANCA, 26, of 701B Grimsby Place, Coram

-MICHAEL LEIDNER, 21, of 220 Stuyvesant Drive, Selden

-RYAN LIFTON, 23, of 420 Littleworth Lane, Sea Cliff

-MATTHEW LUKAS, 24, of 22 Hope Drive, Plainview

-AWOUNDA MITCHELL, 24, of 117-28 134 Street, South Jamaica

-KENNETH PACE, 26, of 8013 Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights

-STEPHEN PRICE, 21, of 11 Burgundy Lane, Nesconset

-DENNIS ROBINSON, 25, of 2499 Marshall Drive, East Meadow

-DANIEL RODRIGUEZ, 30, of 950 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square

-KEVIN RUSSO, 28, of 14 Executive Road, Selden

-MICHAEL SHARPELLETTI, 22, of 78 Holiday Boulevard, Center Moriches

-STEVEN SMAKAL, 20, of 38 Pinecone Drive, Middle Island

-GREGORY SMITH, 22, OF 193 Dix Hills Road, Dix Hills

-ARI VIGODA, 25, OF 403 East 73rd Street, New York

-DENNIS VLISMAS, 26, of 8 Nostrand Drive, Selden

-DOUGLAS WINCKELMANN, 47, of 300 East 93rd Street, Apt. 41E, New York

(New York)