Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children detectives arrested a third suspect in seven days last Friday when they arrested a 69-year-old Chatsworth man near Woodstock, authorities said last Monday.
According to sheriff’s office spokesman Cap. Jay Baker:
“Wayne Wilderom traveled to an undisclosed park in southern Cherokee County to pick up what he thought was going to be two 14-year-old girls for sex,” Baker said. “Wilderom communicated with both ‘girls’ and sent nude images of himself prior to traveling to Cherokee County.”
Wilderom was arrested and is now in the Cherokee County Detention Center being held without bond. He is charged with two counts of attempted child molestation, two counts of pandering to a person under the age of 18, two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of computer or electronic pornography and two counts of obscene internet contact with a child.
Last week, detectives charged an Athens man, James Wesley Smith, with two counts of obscene internet contact with a child. He had gotten out of the Cherokee County jail on bond on Oct. 17 for the same charges in an earlier arrest in September.
On Nov. 16, a middle Georgia man, 45-year-old Michael Shane Hulsey was arrested following an undercover investigation by Cherokee detectives.
Hulsey is charged with obscene internet contact with a child (13 counts), electronically furnishing obscene material to minors, child molestation (two counts), child exploitation (one count), use of computer service to commit an illegal act (child molestation) (three counts).