COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — 58 people were arrested in Maryland as part of a two-month nationwide initiative cracking down on sex offenders targeting children, state police said Tuesday.

The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, made up of law enforcement officials from around the state, conducted 320 investigations in April and May, leading to 110 search warrants being executed.

Across the country, more than 4,500 agencies took part in the initiative, dubbed “Operation Broken Heart.”

Among the individuals arrested are:

Allegany County

Andrew Brock

Anne Arundel County

Nathan Olish

Anthony Lapaglia

Eric Whithey

Caroline County

James Sleasman

Cecil County

Saul Hansen

Charles County

Anthony Robinson

Harford County

Sandeep Patel

Garrett County

Jerry Kestner

Montgomery County

Mirantsoa Rabe

Charles Kopfstein-Penk

Andrzej Piwoarski

Prince George’s County

Kevin Nelson

Christopher Harris

James Garrison

St. Mary’s County

Raekwaughn Milburn

 

Comments (2)
  1. Tickedoff Person says:

    Crack everyone of them over the head with a bat and leave them lay where they drop

  2. Steven Moshlak says:

    Before we start punishing, let’s let the judicial process play out. I’ve seen my fair share of “mistakes,” resulting in nolle prosequis and dismissal of charges.

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