Alabama man sent dirty pictures to 15-year-old girl, or so he thought, deputies say

Published 7:36 am Monday, October 17, 2022

An Alabama has been arrested after law enforcement officials say he sent obscene photos to a social media account he believed belonged to a 15-year-old girl. It was actually an undercover police officer.

Holmes County, Florida, sheriff’s deputies say Jason Travis Lane, 45, of Opp, Alabama, contacted a covert Facebook account on September 16, believing the owner of the account was a 15-year-old girl.

Investigators said in the course of the conversation Lane send obscene photos to the account.

Deputies said Lane admitted to the crime.

He was been charged with transmitting material harmful to minors and obscene communication using a computer to seduce a child oer a person believed to be a child.