According to a Nov. 5 article in the Idaho Statesman, several Idaho law enforcement agencies recently arrested 11 people in connection with attempted sex solicitation crimes with minors.
As a result of this sting operation, dubbed “Operation Grand Canyon,” seven suspects now face prosecution for state charges and four have been referred for federal charges. The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force in Boise supervised the operation. Other agencies involved in the arrests included Homeland Security Investigations (HIS), Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Caldwell Police Department, Canyon County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, FBI, Garden City Police Department, Idaho State Police, Nampa Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.