Tips help Colorado sheriff's office catch child-luring suspects

Suspects, photos courtesy Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office
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ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office is crediting the public for their help in identifying two child-luring suspects.

On Wednesday the sheriff's office announced both men had been arrested.

The pictures of both suspects can be found at the top of this article and were shared by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office on Monday. The men are accused of trying to lure kids online for sex.

Both men are facing felony charges. One was identified as 31-year-old Jesus Chavez and the other was identified as 32-year-old Ryan Berryhill.


- Parents should monitor their children's social media and teach their kids how to be safe online. In addition to the tips below, please visit

- Monitor the websites, apps and games that your children play and use. Make sure they are age appropriate. If they have parental settings, use them.

- Turn off chat rooms, especially in games, as predators lurk there.

- Consider downloading the free app, OurPact, on your child's phone. The app allows parents to block texts and apps, like Facebook, Snapchat, music and YouTube, at any time with a push of a button.
Don't allow children to use their real names, dates of birth or other identifying information in their user name. For example, don't use Jack011506. Instead, have them create a fake name like Mandy2019.