State investigators arrest Idaho Falls man on felony enticement charges

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IDAHO FALLS — Idaho Attorney General investigators have arrested an Idaho Falls man for alleged felony enticement of a child through the internet.

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced Friday that investigators with the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested 39-year-old Aron Thomas Anthony on Thursday night.

The ICAC Unit was assisted by the by the Idaho Falls Police Department, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Idaho Department of Correction’s Probation and Parole Division, according to a news release.

Anthony has no previous criminal history in Idaho, according to court records. Investigative reports were not available as of Friday morning. will follow up with court records as they are filed.

Anthony is held with no bond and will make a first court appearance Friday afternoon.

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, according to the release.