A College Metropolis Excessive Faculty science trainer and cross-country coach accused of attempting to satisfy a teenage lady for intercourse pleaded not responsible Tuesday to tried enticement of a minor and a newly filed youngster pornography possession rely.
Sean Stevenson, 58, was arrested final month on allegations of looking for to pay $140 for intercourse acts with an individual he believed was a 16-year-old lady.
Prosecutors say that following his arrest, Stevenson’s residence was searched and investigators discovered digital units containing youngster intercourse abuse supplies, together with pictures and movies.
An indictment filed final week alleges the fabric was discovered on a cellular phone and two thumb drives and that it includes “a prepubescent minor and a minor who had not attained 12 years of age participating in sexually specific conduct.”
Based on courtroom paperwork, the investigation into Stevenson started with the arrests of a pimp and prostitute in April. After looking the prostitute’s cellular phone, investigators discovered textual content messages between her and a San Diego-area telephone quantity prosecutors allege belongs to Stevenson.
The consumer of the San Diego cell quantity supplied the girl “a finder’s charge fee … if she may present him with an underage prostitute,” courtroom paperwork state.
An undercover officer posed because the prostitute and started messaging the San Diego cell consumer. Within the messages, the undercover officer claimed to be a girl who was sexually trafficking her 16-year-old cousin.
In a single textual content change, the San Diego cell consumer allegedly asks, “Do you continue to have a youthful lady?”
The undercover officer answered with “Ya, my cousin I used to be telling u about” and confirmed to the texter that the lady is 16. The San Diego cell consumer said, “Okay, I’m very ,” in line with the criticism.
Stevenson was arrested final month when prosecutors allege he arrived within the Talmadge neighborhood to satisfy up with the teenager. Officers discovered $140 inside his automobile and his telephone quantity matched the quantity that had been speaking with the undercover officer, in line with a prison criticism.