Tommy Lee Jenkins, 32, started an X-rated instant-message change with a teen named “Kylee” in Wisconsin who was truly a sheriff’s deputy, in response to the US Lawyer’s Workplace.
Jenkins requested her for sexually express pictures whereas badgering her to fulfill him for intercourse in Whitestown, Ind., the place he lived, officers stated.
When she refused, he set off on foot for the place she supposedly was, in Neenah, Wisc. — repeatedly sending her express messages and updating her on the progress of his determined hike, in response to prosecutors.
His mammoth trek ended with a shock — with sheriff’s deputies and an FBI agent ready to bust him, authorities introduced Friday.
Jenkins was charged with utilizing a pc to aim to steer, induce or entice a minor to have interaction in illegal sexual exercise. He faces 10 years to life in jail if convicted.
His messages to ‘Kylee” included telling her he wished them to have 500 children collectively, together with one inside a yr, in response to the Oshkosh Northwestern.
“Our nation faces an epidemic of child sexual abuse, with the Internet making it too easy for predators to communicate with children across the country,” stated US Lawyer Matthew Krueger.
“The Justice Department is committed to working with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to prosecute child sexual abuse aggressively.”
Jenkins beforehand pleaded responsible to youngster abuse in 2011 for molesting two boys, ages 7 and eight, in Wisconsin, the place he used to stay, in response to the Oshkosh Northwestern.
He was sentenced to 4 years probation with a 360-day jail sentence stayed, the paper stated, citing courtroom information.