82 arrested in multi-state operation for child pornography


DECATUR, Ga. (CBS46) – An operation between eight southeastern states arrested 82 people in April.

Officials reported rescuing 17 children who were identified as victims in the operation.

According to the GBI, the arrestees ranged in age from 20 to 70.

The Operation Southern Impact III reported the arrestees to have possessed and distributed child pornography in several southeastern states.

The GBI arrested a total of 31 people in Georgia during the operation including one sex offender.

The execution of the operation started four months ago and included a total of 171 law enforcement.

Those in custody and charged in Georgia as part of Operation Southern Impact III are:

1. James Barfield IV, 51, Atlanta, GA, home improvement store employee

2. Dillan M. Bell, 26, Allenhurst, GA, unemployed

3. Gerald Chamberlain, 34, Rome, GA, golf course maintenance worker

4. Carol Chellew, 56, Jefferson, GA, county employee

5. Doug Chellew, 56, Jefferson, GA, department store employee

6. Timothy Wayne Diggs, 39, Metter, GA, information technology specialist

7. Keith James Diver, 37, Norcross, GA, restaurant employee

8. Erick Noe Gonzalez, 26, Buford, GA, landscaper

9. Erik Gordon, 30, Morrow, GA, shipping company employee

10. Desmond Lemond Hasley, 27, Douglasville, GA, staffing company employee

11. Keidron Jayquan Isham, 23, Rome, GA, unemployed

12. Claude Martin Johnson IV, 21, Augusta, GA, unemployed

13. Andrew Kim, 30, Suwanee, GA, business owner

14. Jordan Logan, 33, Grovetown, GA, painter

15. Jonathan Craig Manning, 28, Rome, GA, railroad worker

16. Andrew J. Martz, 30, Tyrone, GA, student

17. Matthew James McDurmond, 26, Cedartown, unknown

18. Terry Menard, 61, Roswell, GA, multimedia designer

19. Daniel Joseph Mullinax, 35, Auburn, GA, unemployed

20. Justin Lee Myers, 22, Cleveland, GA, unknown

21. Andrew Benjamin Nelson, 42, Marietta, GA, construction worker

22. Michael David Quinn, 44, Roswell, GA, unknown

23. Matthew Steven Ramski, 37, Cumming, GA, graphic design artist

24. Arlen Lemuel Riddle, 46, Muscadine, AL, fireman

25. Malchijah Robinson, 40, Decatur, GA, unemployed

26. David Chris Sammons, 33, Eatonton, GA, factory worker

27. Omar S. Sanchez-Viera, 40, Jonesboro, GA, health supplement company employee

28. Chad Sitzwohl, 35, Dawsonville, GA, factory worker

29. Wille D. Slaughter, 33, Valdosta, GA, military veteran

30. Wan Yeung Tang, 45, Cumming, GA, dishwasher

31. Tyler Wooten, 21, Sharpsburg, GA, student

Source: https://www.cbs46.com/news/82-arrested-in-multi-state-operation-for-child-pornography/article_9f6c68d6-6dd4-11e9-9c0a-7b3abcab5184.html

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