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11 of 13 people arrested in child sex sting enter not guilty pleas

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Eleven of the 13 people accused of trying to have sex with children appeared in court Tuesday. They all entered not guilty pleas.

Washington State Patrol detectives arrested 12 men and one woman during an undercover sting.

Arrested in the operation were: 

  • Christopher Luman, 54, of Otis Orchards (2 counts of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Sean Stevenson, 29, of Spokane (3 counts of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape, 1 count of Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor)
  • Joseph Siria, 32 of Spokane ( 1 count of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Steven Hunt, 58 of Spokane Valley (1 count of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Mechel Frederick, 26 of Spokane (1 count of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Tim McManis, 51, of Spokane. (2 counts of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Sandra McManis, 47, of Spokane. (1 count of 2nd degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Robert Dahms, 50, of Post Falls. (1 count of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Jason Borseth, 36, of Metaline Falls, Washington. (1 count of Commercial Sex Abuse of a Minor; 1 count of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape; 1 count of Possession of Methamphetamine)
  • Reggie Oliver, 36, of Spokane. (1 count of 2nd Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Eduardo Populus, 56, of Post Falls. (2 counts of 1st Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Glenn Hampton, 47, of Spokane. (1 count of 2nd Degree Attempted Child Rape)
  • Thomas Bramblee, 29, of Spirit Lake, Idaho. (1 count of 2nd Degree Attempted Child Rape)

The remaining two suspects will be in court to enter their pleas in the next few days.

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