Man pleads guilty to soliciting teen online, texting

A Vicksburg man is facing prison time after admitting he sent Internet and text messages to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl seeking sex. Christopher Sparks, 27, entered a guilty plea Monday to charges including accosting children for immoral purposes, and using a computer to commit a crime. Wyoming Police arrested Sparks at a park on June 6. They said he had arranged to meet a teenage girl at the park for sex, after meeting her through online social networking sites. Officers said Sparks switched to text messages to set up the meeting spot.
Sep 13, 2011


Instead, a detective began posing as the girl and arranged to meet Sparks in Wyoming.

Sparks is facing jail time when he is sentenced on Nov. 9.


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