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Yavapai County Authorities Made Three Arrests In A Child Sexual Exploitation Operation In Prescott Over The Weekend

There were multiple arrests made in a multi-agency child sexual exploitation operation in Prescott over the weekend. Through the course of the operation this past Friday and Saturday, investigators identified and arrested three suspects for various felony offenses. Sixty-seven-year-old Jeffrey York of Prescott was taken into custody after soliciting to perform sex acts with seven and 11-year-old children. He was arrested and booked on numerous sex crimes. Police also arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Pearce of Prescott after he tried to lure a 14-year-old girl for sex acts. He was also arrested on numerous sex crimes and drug possession. Authorities also arrested 37-year-old Williams Deblois of Prescott Valley. He was taken into custody after he also solicited to perform sex acts with a 14-year-old girl. Deblois was arrested on numerous sex crimes. All three have been booked into the Yavapai County Jail. The operation included Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Chandler and Phoenix police, along with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office.