Cyber-sting operation nets 23 arrests

Deputies say offenders using Internet to meet children targeted

Operation Volusia Broad Band: Defendant List, as provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office:

Gary M. Amato, 54, Cape Canaveral, unemployed

Christopher L. Crews, 24, Palatka, contractor for FP&L

Nathaniel L. Fritz, 18, Embry-Riddle, student/Embry-Riddle

Michael W. Fuller, 51, Belleview, retired

Eric J. Geores, 24, St. Augustine, custodian

Rodney L. Holley, 27, 371 Chestnut Street, O.C., Allied Building Products

Job K. Jesuraju, 19, 1690 Dunn Ave. DB, student/Embry-Riddle

Robert Maddelena, 57, St. Augustine, sales rep

Duane P. Owen, 54, 100 Life Blvd. Ormond Bch, none

Jayson P. Parker, 27, 73 N. Arbor Drive Ormond, flooring company

David O. Payet, 18, Titusville, unemployed

Joshua Rockwood, 20, 901 S. Massachusetts DeLand, none

Lucas J. Rothermel, 20, 630 S. Palmetto Ave. DB, student/WyoTech

Andrew J. Scheler, 25, 3417 Yule Tree Drive Edgewater, Target

Ryan G. Shaw, 26, 719 Beach Street DB, receptionist

Richard L. Short, 23, 11A Squirrel Place Palm Coast, Cracker Barrel

George L. Snyder, 39, Astor, unemployed

Brandon R. Mize, 24, Kingsland GA, cook

Kevin A. Stephens, 29, 34 Persimmon Drive Palm Coast, None

Kenneth A. Thomas, 28, 939 School Street DB, Hooters

Luciano R. Visentin, 19, Apopka, Publix

Paul D. Way, 36, Melbourne FL, Army Reservist

John F. Williams, 66, 1822 Wiley Post Trail PO, doctor/semi-retired

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