LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A total of 15 men have been arrested following a two-day multi-agency operation targeting online child sex predators across the Las Vegas Valley.
The undercover operation took place on April 6 and 7, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.
Those arrested were Nathan Foreman, 41; Cesar Martinez, 30; Ravinder Randhawa, 32;
Luis Douglas, 29; Devin Fox, 24; Dimitar Kolev, 22; Patrick Summary, 35; Angel De Jesus
Padilla-Garcia, 29; James Hernandez, 56; Dion York, 26; Oliver Bulong, 25, Kristopher
Gamarro, 22; Joseph Soto, 30; Jonah Labang, 21; and Johnathon Brown, 37. They were
booked into the North Las Vegas Community Correctional Center for Luring a Minor with a
Computer to Engage in Sex.
In August, 8newsnow.com reported that Kolev was previously booked for two counts of burglary and two counts of impersonating a public officer.
Undercover agents posed as juveniles online and after being solicited for sex by the adult suspects, a meeting was set up and the suspects were taken into custody, police stated.
The two-day Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) joint operation included detectives
and agents from the ICAC Task Force and FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Henderson
Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, US Air Force Office of Special
Investigation, the Nevada Attorney General and the North Las Vegas Police Department
participated in organizing and conducting the operation out of North Las Vegas.
The LVMPD reminds parents to discuss with their children the dangers of online
chats with strangers.
Parents are encouraged to routinely monitor their children’s activity on social media and other online applications to prevent them from becoming victims of a child
This operation was conducted as part of the ongoing efforts to reduce violent
crime and protect children in our community.
Anyone who may have been a victim of any of these subjects or has information about their
crimes is urged to contact the LVMPD Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force by
phone at 702-828-3111.
To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.