Nearly 30 people busted in an Internet child porn sting in Cuyahoga County. Among the 27 people rounded up, a pastor from Olmsted Falls.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, along with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, Cleveland Police Department, North Olmsted Police Department, and 13 other law enforcement partners of the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force announced Operation Lake Effect. This six month investigation into child pornography has resulted in the indictments of 27 adults and charges against 3 juveniles.

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Operation Lake Effect targeted traders of child pornography across the state of Ohio. Using new technology, detectives identified IP addresses being used to trade and download child pornography pictures and videos.

From May 2010 through December 2010, 46 law enforcement officers from 17 law enforcement agencies executed 54 search warrants on homes in 22 communities throughout Cuyahoga County. Officers seized 1,821 items such as computers, CDs, cell phones, flash drives, digital cameras, and webcams. 34 additional cases have been referred to 23 law enforcement agencies outside of Cuyahoga County, including one in the state of Indiana.

Courtesy Of  WOIO.COM

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