A 26-year-old man from Idaho Falls, USA, was arrested by the police after he admitted that he swapped a vape pen for sex with a 15-year-old girl.
26-year-old Tyler M. Meng, was arrested by the police after investigators received sexually explicit messages between him and the victim from Facebook.
Meng reportedly met the 15-year-old girl through a friend, who was involved with a sexual relationship with his roommate Ian Brown.
The 2 minors would travel to Meng’s house to have sex with him and Brown in their bedrooms.
The victim of Meng told the police that she had sex with the 26-year-old 3 times despite feeling uncomfortable because her friend wanted his vape pen.
She also told the police that she had hooked up with Ian Brown.
The pedophile told the police that he knew her age but would tell others that she was 18 years old.
He also said that they had sex at a time when he was drinking heavily.
Meng was charged with one felony count of lewd conduct with a child under the age of 16.
He is currently being held in the Bonneville County Jail in lieu of a $25,000 bail and was issued an order of protection to not contact the victim until 2023.
Brown was arrested in October 2019 for walking 5 miles in the middle of the night to have sex with another teenage girl while he was under house arrest for a forgery charge.
According to reports, Brown pleaded guilty to felony rape where the victim is under 16.
The 26-year-old pedophile will be sentenced on May 19, 2020.