FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) - A 25-year-old Henagar man has been
arrested after police say he sent sexually explicit cell phone
messages to a 15-year-old girl.
It was the second time in less than two weeks that the DeKalb
County Sheriff's Department has used a sting operation to arrest
someone for "sexting" a minor.
Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Wednesday that Patrick Scott Farmer
gave the girl a cell phone and then allegedly sent explicit
material, including pictures, to the phone.
The girl's parents found the phone and called the department. An
investigator pretended to be the girl and arranged a meeting with
Farmer at her home.
Deputies were waiting for Farmer when he arrived. He was charged
with enticing a child for immoral purposes and more charges could
Information from: The Huntsville Times,
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