To satisfy his sexual perversion, Jeffrey Doland flew to Miami to meet Kathy, a woman he met online who agreed to let him forcibly dunk her two young girls in a pool or bathtub ``until the bubbles stop rising,'' prosecutors say.
Not so, say Doland's defense attorneys -- they countered that the lonely tech worker was simply spinning Internet fiction in hopes of wooing a new love.
Neither side disputes this: There was no Kathy. And no preteen daughters named Kelly and Sam.
Doland was actually chatting with an undercover U.S. Secret Service agent and flew to Miami from his home in Ohio in July 2007 before he was hauled away in handcuffs.
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ICE issued a statement that reads in part: "This incident may have been prevented if ICE had been notified about any of the multiple times Hernandez-Morales was released from local custody over the last few years. This is an impactful, scary example of how public safety is affected by laws or policies limiting local law enforcement agencies' ability to cooperate with ICE."