5 charged with child sex crimes in Montrose County after sting operation

Published: Apr. 4, 2017 at 10:57 AM MDT
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We are working to learn more about a child sex sting operation, which involved several law enforcement agencies.

Five men have been arrested in Montrose County for several crimes, including suspicion of using the Internet to lure a child, solicitation of child prostitution and attempted sexual assault on a child.

Authorities arrested Cody Wright, Dale A. Morales, Lawrence Durham, Nicholas Love and Daniel Leonardi, the Montrose Daily Press reported.

According to the Montrose Daily Press, the police chief said officers posed as a 13-year-old during the operation.

All of the suspects were in court on Monday afternoon.