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Sting operation leads to arrest of suspected Placer County pedophile

A sting operation in Placer County ended with authorities arresting a suspected pedophile.

Posted: Mar 12, 2019 11:36 AM

AUBURN, Calif. - A sting operation in Placer County ended with authorities arresting a suspected pedophile.

Detectives said Alejandro Rojas, of Sacramento, had a sexual relationship with a minor he met through a dating app.

Detectives posed as the victim to arrange a meeting with Rojas in Auburn Thursday.

Rojas has been detained with a $500,000 bail.

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