The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office focused on the unlawful use of social media websites and platforms to solicit prostitution. During this portion of the investigation, 17 males and seven females were arrested in Brevard County.

This first half of the operation targeted child predators who solicit children for sexual exploitation, which resulted in the following arrests: Justin Arbuckle, 29, Cocoa; Christopher Case, 49, Melbourne; Melvin Adams, 69, Ft. Pierce; Ernesto Corcho, 34, Miami; Andrew Reed, 25, Orlando; Todd Kroeber, 42, Port Saint Lucie; Maxwell Loomis, 23, Micco; Christopher Bryant, 35, Ocoee; Dexxter Bennett, 25, Orlando;  and Mackendjo Etienne, 21, Fort Pierce.

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