Teacher Arrested in Online Sex Sting
POSTED: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 2:37pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 2:35pm
EL PASO--- El Paso Police arrested a New Mexico teacher after they say he tried to solicit and meet a detective posing as a 15-year-old girl online.
Terry Jimenez, 61, of Zuni, N.M. west of Albuquerque, was arrested in the 6700 block of Edgemere Monday morning. He went there with the intention of having sex with a minor, according to police.
Police with the Internet Crimes Against Children division say Jimenez contacted the detective posing as a minor around May 19th. At one point, he video chatted and exposed himself to the detective, according to a complaint affidavit.
Then Jimenez made plans to meet the girl Monday morning, said police.
Police, along with the El Paso FBI, collaborated in the investigation.
Jimenez is being charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor and Online Solitication of a Minor with Intent for Sexual Contact.
He is currently being held on a $50,000 bond.