Man charged in child sex trafficking sting pleads guilty

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- One of five men arrested in a child sex trafficking sting has pleaded guilty.

Online court records show 49-year-old Ronald Lanners made the plea in Eau Claire County court to a charge of attempted child enticement. Two other charges were dismissed.

Lanners was arrested in an undercover child sex sting in the county in September along with Jay Liestman, Mark Potts, Bernie Jo Staves, and David Frank.


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