ATLANTA — Six people, including three from Liberty County were arrested in an inter-agency law enforcement operation focusing on child exploitation in the area, according to J. Britt Johnson, special agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office.
In a statement Monday, the FBI announced the Thursday arrests at Savannah. The FBI said its Southeast Georgia Child Exploitation Task Force worked in conjunction with the Richmond Hill Police Department, Pooler Police Department, Effingham County Sheriff’s Department, and the GBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The operation focused on child exploitation within the Bryan County/Savannah areas.
Those arrested currently face state charges related to child exploitation. The three from Liberty have been charged with use of computer service to seduce, solicit, lure or entice child to commit illegal act felony:
Gerard Joseph Caouette, 24, of Hinesville
Alexander Duval, 24, of Fort Stewart
Alexander Ramon Williams, 21, of Fort Stewart
Two others, Thomas Ray Damewood, 25, of Savannah, and Brad Albert Inherst, age 32, of Greenville, Fla., faces the same charge.
Another, Devin Lamont Mitchell, 29, of Savannah, has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor felony.
Also arrested as a result of law enforcements efforts during this operation were:
Nathan Daniel Foster, 38, of Savannah, charged with pimping misdemeanor
Jazeene Simpson, 19, of Atlanta, charged with prostitution
Shawntrice Bryant, 20, of Savannah, charged with prostitution.