Meridian man arrested for child sex crimes

Meridian man arrested for child sex crimes
Posted at 12:29 PM, May 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 14:49:03-04

Investigators with the Idaho Attorney General’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Unit arrested a Meridian man Thursday for sexual exploitation of a child. 

Li Jung Yang, 36, was booked into the Ada County Jail Thursday afternoon on five felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child.

No further details of the arrest were released.

The Ada County Prosecutor’s Office, Meridian Police Department, Boise Police Department, Department of Homeland Security and the United States Postal Inspection Service assisted in the investigation, according to a news release from Idaho Attorney general Lawrence Wasden’s office. 

The Attorney General’s ICAC Unit works with the Idaho ICAC Task Force, a coalition of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to investigate and prosecute individuals who use the internet to criminally exploit children.