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Vancouver police: ‘Predator Poachers’ took wrong approach to nabbing those who target minors

Vigilante group’s fake online profile of child led to Vancouver man’s arrest

By , Columbian staff reporter
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A citizens’ group called Predator Poachers was behind a fake online profile of an 11-year-old girl that led to the Monday arrest of a Vancouver man. But police and prosecutors say, “Leave it to the professionals.”

George Funkhouser, 46, appeared Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

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