- A dozen men, including a prominent state university attorney, were arrested during a weeklong child predator investigation, known as "Operation Cupid's Arrow," that stretched from Tallahassee to Lake City, authorities announced Thursday.
Detectives and agents from the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) took part in the investigation.
Investigators said they found child sex predators in chat rooms, dating sites and social media networks using instant messaging, texting and online classified ads.
Suspects came from all backgrounds from blue-collar workers to attorneys, including Dayton Cramer, the former associate general counsel for Florida State University, who resigned from his position after his arrest.
An affidavit alleges Cramer responded this month to fake ads posted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in which he thought he was communicating with the stepmother of a 13-year-old girl. The affidavit includes email messages where Cramer allegedly acknowledges the girl's age and describes what he wants to do with her.Not a relative; Cramer is a very common last name, even spelled with a C.
How stupid do you have to be to not know that police are out actively trolling for pedophiles? How stupid do you have to be to not realize the dangerousness of putting such desires in writing? This is positively Carlos Danger level.