After sending nude pictures of himself and asking whom he thought was a 14-year-old girl for photos, a Denver man was arrested by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office when he thought he was going to …
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After sending nude pictures of himself and asking whom he thought was a 14-year-old girl for photos, a Denver man was arrested by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office when he thought he was going to meet her, according to a news release.
Jason Bruener, 36, engaged in the online chat Jan. 28, and investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children unit of the sheriff's office made the arrest, according to the release.
When he went to meet whom he thought was the teenager, deputies caught him, the release said. He was arrested in Centennial, said Audry LaCrone, spokeswoman for the office.
He was arrested on suspicion of internet luring of a child, internet sexual exploitation of a child, attempted sexual assault on a child and violation of bail bond condition, according to the release. Bruener was previously arrested in Jefferson County on Oct. 26 and charged with internet luring of a child and attempted sexual assault on a child, and was released on bond Nov. 26, according to the release.
Arapahoe sheriff's investigators made 30 arrests in 2018: 15 for attempting to lure and exploit children on the internet and 15 related to possessing and distributing child pornography, the release said. Citizens can report suspicious activity related to child sexual exploitation at 303-795-4711.
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