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Disney bus driver among 12 suspects arrested in Polk undercover child predator investigation

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - A recent undercover online child predator investigation resulted in the arrest of a dozen suspects in Polk County.Investigators from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Auburndale Police Department, and Winter Haven Police Department worked together on "Operation Child Protector II," which focused on finding those who prey upon children online.The sheriff's office said 12 suspects were arrested for a total of 49 felonies.

According to Polk Sheriff Grady Judd, nine of the 12 had no criminal history.Four of the suspects traveled to an undercover location to have sex with who they thought were teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 15, only to instead find detectives waiting to arrest them.RELATED: Electronic-sniffing dog helps make pedophilia arrest in MexicoThe other eight suspects had warrants for their arrests after investigators said they groomed and sent sexually explicit content to who they thought were 13, 14, and 15-year-old girls.

They were arrested on Polk County warrants and booked into jails in Polk and other counties, the sheriff's office said.One of the men arrested on those warrants was Zachary Hudson, Walt Disney World bus driver, who was arrested while he was still in his work uniform. "What would an operation be…without a Disney employee?

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