[Ed. – What’s in the big box, dad?]
One suspect told authorities he was a corrections officer; another was a local school board employee who groped an undercover detective, believing she was a prostitute, according to the Polk County sheriff in Florida.
Matthew Irvin, from Oakland, Fla., said he told his wife he was going Christmas shopping for their children when, instead, he went out to have paid sex, the sheriff said.
Michael Bonislawski of Davenport, Fla., said he left his pregnant wife at home for his illicit meetup, and added that she was due to deliver their baby that day, according to the sheriff.
All four were among 114 suspects, including prostitutes and those who intended to have sex with them, arrested during a six-day sex sting dubbed “Operation Not So Silent Night,” conducted by undercover detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, with help from the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office. Two others were arrested through warrants.