Uber driver among 5 arrested in child sex sting

Last Updated: Monday, February 12, 2018, 4:37 PM EST

An Uber driver was among five men arrested in an undercover child sex sting, Seminole County deputies say.

  • Uber driver among 5 arrested in Seminole child sex sting
  • 2 others arrested are college students, deputies say

The men were arrested between Wednesday and Saturday of last week and all traveled with the intent of having sex with a minor, Seminole Sheriff's detectives said.

Arrest records show Billy John Childress, 37, of Howey-in-the-Hills, is the driver for Uber.

Nicholas Ablong, 19, is a student at Valencia College, and 20-year-old Thomas Fowler III is a student at Full Sail University. The other two — Joseph Scott Quezada and Byron Estuardo Paredes — were listed as unemployed, arrest reports said.