The kind of undercover sex stings that have become famous on the show "To Catch A Predator" was conducted in the Treasure Valley over the weekend, and thanks to the hard work of law enforcement, 11 arrests were made.

KTVB Reports:

The sting, dubbed Operation Grand Canyon, targeted child sexual predators. Local law enforcement teamed up with the Attorney General's Internet Crimes Against Children unit, as well as state and federal agencies. The operation was carried out Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Charges include (via KTVB Report)

Dylan Steele, 24, coercion and enticement, and attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor.
Jesus Gonzalez, 20, of Caldwell: enticing a child through the use of the internet.
John Albjerg, 33, of Nampa: coercion and enticement.
Mark W. Sharp, 21, of Boise: enticing a child through the use of the internet.
Eduardo Arredondo Rivera, 26, of Caldwell: enticing a child through the use of the internet.
Larry D. Morck, 59, of Meridian: coercion and enticement, and attempted sex trafficking of a child.
Reese H. Tolbert, 18, of Meridian: enticing a child through the use of the internet.
Casey W. Louderman, 22, of Caldwell: enticing a child through the use of the internet.
Shawn T. Conaway, 44, of Baker City, Oregon: attempted sex trafficking of children and travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.
Ryan A. McElroy, 22, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona: enticing a child through use of the internet.
Tyelar A. Guadagno, 37, of Caldwell: enticing a child through use of the internet.

Sick, disgusted, are just some of the sensations I feel in the pit of my stomach when I read these charges. And I'm grateful to the men and woman of law enforcement that put these creeps behind bars.