Local authorities said two La Crosse men were jailed Thursday after they answered an online advertisement from a 15-year-old female seeking sex.
Winona County Sheriff Ron Ganrude said the men were arrested at a local motel in separate incidents.
Ganrude said officers from the Winona Police and Sheriff's Departments. along with the Southeastern Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, set up an online ad at a popular website Wednesday posing as a 15-year-old girl .
Arrested at the local motel first was 66-year-old Dennis Harold Jandt. About three hours later 58-year-old Brett Harold Emmel was arrested after he showed up at the motel.
The two are both facing possible sexual exploitation charges in the case that is being reviewed by the County Attorney's Office