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.


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