Salt Lake City man arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a minor after meeting undercover officer in Layton
LAYTON, Utah — Layton detectives arrested a Salt Lake City resident Tuesday on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a minor.
According to a news release from the Layton City Police Department, 31-year-old John Beasley communicated with an undercover officer who portrayed himself as a 13-year-old girl via a social media application.
Beasley engaged in a sexually explicit conversation, police said, and agreed to a meeting in close proximity to a junior high school in Layton.
Detectives arrested Beasley and he was booked into the Davis County Jail on one count of sexual exploitation, a second degree felony.