El Paso police arrest man who arranged to meet two minors

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Police said there were not any minors in danger or involved with the sting operation. (WJBC file photo)


EL PASO – The El Paso Police Department said a man was arrested as a result of a sting operation Saturday evening.

Orville Foutch, 51, who took a train from St. Louis, had arranged to meet two girls aged 15 and 16 in El Paso, according to authorities.

Police said he took the train to Bloomington and then Ubered to a Super 8 motel in El Paso, where he was met by El Paso officers and Woodford County deputies.

Foutch was charged with two counts of indecent solicitation of a minor, traveling to meet a minor, sexual exploitation of a minor, grooming of a minor, distribution of harmful materials to a minor, and child pornography.

Police said there were not any minors in danger or involved with the sting operation.


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