FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department’s Human Trafficking Unit arrested three men, one a registered sex offender, trying to meet up with children for sex.

Dustin Weldon Cloud, a registered sex offender on probation is charged with online solicitation of a minor along with Adam Gregory Morin and Julio Cesar Rodriguez-Mendoza.

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The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department said Rodriguez-Mendoza also had child pornography in his possession.

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Online solicitation of a minor suspects in Tarrant County

The Sheriff’s Department said the operation focused on people who communicate with children online to communicate with them in a sexually explicit way and to meet up for sex.

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Sheriff Bill Waybourn said those committing these acts drive the demand for child sex trafficking and sometimes are traffickers looking to exploit their next victim.