Sex Crimes Detectives Make Arrest
ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 1-3-2014
The 14 year old, male victim had received multiple text messages
of a sexual nature from an adult male. Detectives were
able to identify Tyler Long, dob: 01-13-84 as the suspect sending
the lewd messages. Over a two week period, detectives used
the victim's cell phone and exchanged multiple text messages with
the suspect. On January 2, 2014, the suspect arranged to meet the
detective, who he believed was the 14 year old in the area of 8300
E. 71st Street. Sex Crimes Detectives and patrol officers
assigned to the Mingo Valley Division arrested Long when he arrived
at the location.
Tyler Long was arrested for Lewd/Indecent Proposals to a Child
and Attempted Lewd Molestation. Additional charges are
possible pending further investigation.