Walt Disney World Bus Driver Arrested In Child Predator Sting


In a recent child predator sting done by the Polk County Sheriff’s office 12 people were arrested including Walt Disney World bus driver Zachary Hudson, 30.

Hudson is facing felony charges for sending sexually explicit messages, including a photo of his genitalia to some he thought was a 15-year old girl, but was actually and undercover detective. He faces two third-degree felony charges according to the Orlando Sentinel. Those charges are “transmitting harmful material to a minor and using a two-way communication device to commit a felony.”

These messages happened on June 4th and June 5th. Hudson told the detective posing as the teen girl, that he was sending messages from work. Orange County deputies arrested Hudson while he was working at the Magic Kingdom on June 6, 2022. Which is likely why he’s pictured in his Disney bus uniform.

Here is a video posted by Sheriff Grady Judd discussing the 12 arrests made in this sting. But his introduction to putting up Hudson’s photo was especially interesting.

Sheriff Grady Judd made this statement:

Well listen ladies and gentlemen. What would an operation be, either a pornography investigation or a predator operation, or a human trafficking operation without a Disney employee. We always have a Disney employee. Sometimes more. This is Zachary.”

Sheriff Judd talked a bit about what Zachary said and did and then added:

“This will make Disney extra happy. He was doing this while he was on the clock for Disney. So if your bus was running late at Disney he was busy taking pictures of himself and talking trash to what he thought was a little girl.”

You can see the video below:

The issue is that even if employees are given the background checks and clearances, unless they’ve been caught in the past, it likely won’t show up as a something to worry about. But it’s getting so bad that Sheriff Judd made the comment about there always being at least one Disney employee.

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Source: Orlando Sentinel

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