34 men have been arrested on various charges related to arranging to meet with a child for sex, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims announced Friday. Thomas Binford, 55, of Clovis, is a registered sex offender, who was previously arrested for sexually assaulting a child.Mims said the images included that of infant bondage and infant rape.
Another man arrested had intentions of having unprotected sex with a 13-year-old girl, Mims said. He told investigators that he tested HIV positive.
Operation “COVID Chat Down” was led by several agencies including Homeland Security and took place from July 20 to Aug 2.