SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A 44-year-old San Jose man was arrested Friday on suspicion of arranging a meeting with a minor for lewd purposes, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said.
The Half Moon Bay bureau of the office was notified Friday afternoon of an intended meeting allegedly arranged by Christopher Parado with a 17-year-old he had contacted several weeks earlier on social media.READ MORE: Hertl’s Hat Trick Leads Sharks Past Flames, 5-3
Parado supposedly arranged to pay $200,000 in cash in exchange for sexual intercourse and oral copulation, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.READ MORE: COVID: High Demand For Vaccines, Boosters Strains Staffing At San Mateo Clinic
Deputies contacted Parado at a local hotel where the meeting was supposed to take place and arrested him following an investigation.
Officials believe there may be more victims and encourage anyone who had any contact with Parado, allowed him to be around their children or know possible victims to call the Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Tip Line at (800) 547-2700.MORE NEWS: Firm Once Owned By 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli To Pay $40 Million To Settle Price Gouging Lawsuit
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