Richard Odell Loughry, 46, was apprehended on Monday as he left a store with his better half, according to cops.
He was reserved on one count each of soliciting or participating in child prostitution, statutory sexual seduction by a person older than 21 and lewdness with a kid, jail logs reveal. He’s being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center.
According to his arrest report, around late February and early March Loughry responded to an online ad from a site frequently utilized by woman of the streets and their pimps, and paid $300 to have sex with the girl, whose advertisement published by her pimp said she was 22 years old.
Loughry never asked the girl’s age however had actually asked her to message him a photo prior to the encounter, police said. Her pimp, who she told authorities had actually trafficked her for about 9 days, had actually made the arrangements.
Loughry asked the lady to meet him at his fire station, which location was edited from the report, and told her to be quiet until they entered his room.
The girl went to a legal representative who then reported the occurrence to the FBI, which subsequently called City, authorities stated.
Investigators connected Loughry to a mobile phone text messages and physical and location descriptions from the lady, authorities said. The alleged sexual contact occurred on the night of Feb. 28.
When investigators arrested Loughry, they took a cellular phone he had actually registered under a various name from his lorry. The fake name was the persona he would use to contact other females, and the phone was concealed from his partner, he informed authorities in the report. He stated he ‘d taken several women to the station to have sex.
“Loughry said he had no concept one of these ladies might have been a juvenile and would not have done exactly what he did if he knew that,” a detective wrote on the report.
Loughry has actually been with the fire department because May 5, 1997, David Riggleman, director of interactions for the city of Las Vegas, said on Tuesday.
The city does not comment on workers concerns, but the seriousness of the charges is “a great concern to the city,” Riggleman stated.
Loughry is arranged to appear in court Thursday morning, according to jail logs.