Connecticut Firefighters Arrested for Sex SlaverySubmitted by celeste on Sat, 03/02/2013 - 12:38
One of the suspects works with the fire department's youth program.
A current and former firefighter from the West Haven Fire Department were arrested, accused of forcing a 12 year-old boy into sex slavery in Vermont until he was 25, according to a spokesman for the West Haven Police Department.
Vermont State Police arrested Frank Meyer, 39, and Brett Bartolotta, 42, in Ludlow, Vermont on Wednesday after a sting operation in which the victim wore a wire.
Police said the firefighters bribed the boy with money and gifts, including a dirt bike and a hunting bow, since 2001 to get him to perform hundreds of sexual favors over the 12-year span.
Two weeks ago, two volunteer firefighters from Coventry were arrested, accused of having sexual relations with members of the junior firefighter program, a program for teens between 14 and 17 years of age.
I have a feeling this story will get much bigger. Others are involved. Trust no one with your children !!