Disney Workers Among Those Busted in Underage Child Sex Sting

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These child sex undercover sting operations are always so mind-boggling not only for the sheer number of men caught up in them (and yes, it is primarily men), but for how the suspects' identities run the gamut. It seems there is no demographic or type of worker that is totally immune from child molesters infiltrating their ranks. A recent sting operation in Clermont, Florida nabbed three Disney World workers, a National Guardsman, and a paramedic among the 23 arrested alleged sex predators.

The men were arrested at a vacant house, where they had gone thinking they would meet children as young as 13 to have sex with. The men reportedly brought items with them such as whipped cream-flavored vodka, a Happy Meal, and marijuana. They were all lured there by police officers pretending to be kids online.

Three arrested, Robert Kingsolver, 49, Patrick Holgerson, 32, and Joel Torres, 32, are reportedly employees at Disney World, though it is unknown what their jobs are and if they work directly with children. Even if not, it's pretty scary, given that simply by way of being associated with Disney World, they would have easy access to kids and have an easier time gaining parents' trust.

Reportedly, the three have been placed on unpaid leave.

One suspect told police that he had also arranged to meet a 7-year-old in another county. Police tracked down the child and managed to save her from her mother, who was allegedly pimping her out and abusing her.

Said the sheriff who oversaw the sting operation: "They never learn."

Indeed it does not seem they do. Some men have a fixation with young children and they're going to do whatever they can to satisfy that fixation, no matter if they know they could ruin their lives doing it.

But at least there were no real children harmed in this sting, and these men will be off the streets, at least for the time being, and one 7-year-old girl was saved from a horrible life.

Does it surprise you what types of men are rounded up during these sting operations?

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curly... curlycues

These types of "men" should be proven guilty first and then dropped with a bullet to the head. They scientifically will not change. They will re-offend. They will destroy innocents lives. Why keep them in the system for the people to pay the tab?

Nelli... NellieKane

It is a scary, scary age we are living in. And, it isn't getting better. The system is broken and doesn't work when it comes to these issues. Penalties aren't strong enough or severe enough to deter the next crop of pedophiles.

undrc... undrcvrmom

I have always believed that Disney is a haven for pedo's.  It doesn't surprise me in the least.

Pixie030 Pixie030

Agree with @Shannon elysabeth... we all know they don't change yet they are given slap on the wrists way too often and allowed to go about their lives often reabusing new children after they are released. And I just read one man who was supposed to register as a sex offender got away with changing his name over 9 times to hide what he had done from his neighbors. I also agree with a new proposal I heard of on my local news where people are trying to make it a law where these sex offenders must update their pictures once a year too.

wendy... wendywendy

Sadly, nothing surprises me anymore.

adopt... adoption2013

This is why I always say you never know who the pervert is.  Trust no one.

nonmember avatar me

No, its always the coaches, troop leadrs, teachers, youth pastors etc. People who work with kids getting their willies on by them. Sick. Not surprised at all. Most kids are molested by a person they know. Not some random stranger, although in many of these stings the men are trying to hook up with kids theyve met online

merma... mermaid13dragon

Ug!   I don't get these stories about, 7 year old, pimped out by her own mother?! What the heck?! What is the matter with these woman? How can someone who gave birth to their daughter pimp them out?!!!!! It's horrible!

Mommy... MommyO2-6631

How does a mother pimp out.her seven year old?! My son is eight and I don't even want to believe that puberty and sexuality are right around the corner... let alone forcing him to have sex with adults! Some people should not be able to procreate!

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