Bucks County police charged with attempting to lure children in Atlantic City for Grindr sting
Atlantic City police said an officer of the Central Bucks District Police Department was one of four men accused of attempting to seduce children.
Captain. Clifford Horn of Chalfont and three other men were arrested last week.Allegedly, they were called by a group Pedder Patrol, Colorado, Which describes itself as, “JIt’s just a group of people trying to make all our children a little safer. “
In terms of these arrests and other stinging incidents set up by the organization, people Impersonating underage children on various social media platforms, The police said.
The organization claimed that Horn arranged to have sex with a 14-year-old child on the app Grindr and allegedly sent a photo of himself wearing underwear. 6ABC reportHorn did not know that the underage child’s account was operated by someone connected to Ped Patrol, Colorado.
The video of Horne confronting Ped Patrol related personnel in Colorado is live streaming On their YouTube account on Sunday.
The three other men accused by Atlantic City police of seducing children are: Eugene Pooley of Philadelphia; Sambatrimiaina Raminoson of Atlantic City; and Jose Machuca of Hyattsville, Maryland.
Atlantic City police said: “The citizen provided the responders with screenshots of the conversation and detailed information shared between the citizen and the suspect.”
After investigating by the criminal investigation department, everyone was arrested and charged. All four men were released, waiting for them to appear in court.
Central Bucks Police Chief Carl Nott pause Horn was unpaid from the police station, effective immediately. Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub (Matt Weintraub) said he plans to have his office review all criminal cases in which Horn is involved in the investigation.
“The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office is aware of the investigation and arrest of Corporal Clifford Horn, CBRPD, Atlantic County, New Jersey,” Weintraub Say“Our office has assigned personnel to assist the New Jersey authorities in any capacity and investigate and prosecute any criminal activity that may occur in Bucks County. The office protects all victims, whether the defendant is a law enforcement officer or a law enforcement officer. No.”
The Atlantic City Police Department stated that anyone with more information should call their Criminal Investigation Division at (609) 347-5766 or send a text prompt 411 with the code 847411. The department’s press release on the arrest can be read below.