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Arrest in Underage Sex Sting

The suspect allegedly went online to arrange to have sex with an 11-year-old child. The suspect did not realize he was communicating with an undercover detective.

A 31-year-old Manatee County man has been arrested after allgedly trying to arrange and carry out a sexual encounter with a child.

Timothy Jasonis faces the following charges:

  • Travel to Entice a Parent to Consent to Commit Sex Acts with a Child,
  • Use of Computer to Entice a Parent of a Child to Commit Sex Acts on a Child,
  • Attempted Sexual Battery on a Person Under 12 Years Old. 

Jasonis was arrested Thursday, after an uncover sex sting that targeted users of a social network site. 

According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, Jasonis responded to an ad posted by an undercover detective posing as a mother looking for someone to "teach" her 11-year-old daughter about sex. 

According to investigators, Jasonis told the undercover detective that he would have sex with the 11-year-old and arranged a meeting to carry out the act.  Jasonis arrived at the location and was arrested without incident.

 

 

 

 

THE SOCIAL WORKER January 18, 2013 at 05:12 PM
ENTRAPMENT
Nicole January 18, 2013 at 06:02 PM
Piece of crap low life!
carol January 19, 2013 at 03:12 AM
ENTRAPMENT?????? I only wish we could have more entrapment of people like this. What kind of person would want to teach a child (baby) about sex??? I feel sorry for your children if you have any. I believe in chemical castration and feel this so called animal is a perfect canidate for it. Put him in general population at the jail, and let the guys all know what his crime is. Justice.
Kathye Wilson January 19, 2013 at 12:24 PM
Lorraina BOBBIT that low life!! 0 tolerence

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