Two alleged online child predators were arrested in Staunton Thursday.
Staunton police say 35-year-old Joseph Anthony Alentado of Harrisonburg and 22-year-old Shawn Martin Ogden of Station are both facing multiple sex crime charges. Police say both went to a home planning to have sex with a 14-year-old girl. Police say Alentado was planning to pay $200 to have sex with the undercover officer's stepdaughter.
Alentado was charged with one count of each of the following charges: distribution of marijuana; carnal knowledge of a child; use of communications system to facilitate certain offense against children; prostitution.
Ogden was charged with two counts each of taking indecent liberties with children, and use of communications system to facilitate certain offense against children.
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