27-year-old Christopher Everding was arrested on May 22, 2015, after he traveled from his home in Tampa to meet a 14-year-old girl for the purpose of having a sexual relationship. During several conversations between Everding and the agent, Everding expressed an interest to travel to Brevard County to engage in sexual relations with a minor.Everding was charged with Online solicitation of a parent or a child and is currently being held in the custody of the United States Marshal’s Service. On May 22, 2015, Everding was arrested when he showed up at the prearranged location.Organized by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and the Clearwater Police Department, the investigation also involved other agencies, including the U. Department of Homeland Security and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.During the sting, which started Thursday and ended Monday, investigators working out of the Clearwater police station posed as preteen and teenage girls on dozens of websites and chat rooms, including Craigslist and The Troy victim, now an adult, read about Sepp’s case online and contacted the Troy police in 2014 about what he said allegedly happened between him and Sepp.Detectives found Sepp would often use the name “Erik” in chat rooms and social media.He was arrested in Florida by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office last Wednesday.The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Tampa man for traveling to Brevard County to engage in sexual relations with a minor. The investigation was initiated after Everding contacted an undercover agent from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Sexual Offender Registration and Tracking Unit (SORT) in an Internet chat room.
Marcus Wilcox was arrested by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office for Use of a Computer to Solicit a Child to Commit Sex Acts and Traveling to Solicit a Child to Commit Sex Acts.
” Anyone with information about this Investigation or Mr.
Everding is asked to please call Agent Mike Spadafora of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office SORT Unit at 321-633-8407 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477), you can also visit or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637).
They set up meetings with suspects in three undisclosed Pinellas locations.
including a 55-year-old from Pinellas Park who sought to have sex with a 12-year-old girl ?