A 74-year-old man was charged with trying to have sex with a mother and her 13-year-old daughter during an online sting, Largo police said.
William David Casey was charged with enticing a parent to consent to a sex act with their minor child and traveling to meet a minor for sex acts, police said.According to police:
A detective, using the persona of an adult mother with a 13-year-old daughter, met Casey in an online chat session and began a casual conversation with him.
Casey started talking about sex and expressed a strong desire to have sex with the mother and daughter.
Casey arranged to meet the pair Tuesday at Taylor Park in Largo to determine whether they liked one another and could have sex.
When Casey showed up, detectives arrested him.During interviews with police, Casey admitted to other sex crimes, which are decades old. Police are investigating those crimes.
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