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Man arrested for contacting minor on MySpace

Jesus Lopez, 25, was arrested Monday, June 14, 2010, accused of contacting a 12-year-old girl for the purposes of engaging in sex.
June 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police are looking for possible victims of a man who is accused of trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 12-year-old girl he met on the social networking site MySpace.Jesus Lopez, 25, was arrested Monday, accused of contacting the girl for the purposes of engaging in sex.

When they learned of the alleged MySpace contact, Gardena police took over the girl's online identity and arranged to meet Lopez. When he arrived, he was arrested on charges he committed a lewd act on a child, along with contacting and arranging a meeting with a minor for the purposes of engaging in lewd acts.

Police believe Lopez may have arranged meetings with other young victims.


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