Canton, Cherokee County GA. March 22, 2010 - The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office is enlisting the assistance of the public in locating a suspect wanted for Child Exploitation. Investigators with the sheriff’s office received an anonymous tip that Patrick Ange Molesti, 56 years old of Woodstock, had been attempting to purchase a 5 year old child online. Investigators went to Molesti’s Woodstock home on March 18th and executed a search warrant. Molesti was not home at the time. His computer that was seized had child pornography on it.

Molesti, a French National, is 6’ 1” and 200 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is possibly driving a 2002 white Chevrolet van and likely armed with a handgun. He is believed to still be in the Metro Atlanta area.  Anyone with any information about Molesti’s whereabouts is urged to call Cherokee 911 or detectives at 770-928-0239.



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