Airman arrested at hotel with 14-year-old girl
An airman from Robins Air Force Base, Ga., has been arraigned on child enticement charges after allegedly meeting a 14-year-old girl on the social networking Web site, Facebook, and spending a night with her in a Massachusetts hotel.
Police arrested Airman 1st Class Christopher Stevens, 19, of Missouri on June 5 after finding him in a hotel room with the girl, who was reported missing by her parents the previous night.
Stevens was arraigned Monday and ordered held in lieu of a $10,000 bond.
According to a release from the Middlesex County district attorney’s office, police traced the two to a Concord, Mass., hotel after reviewing message traffic on the girl’s laptop and cell phone. Stevens and the girl had engaged in “repeated conversations of a sexual nature on Facebook and through cell phone text messages,” the release said.
According to a Robins Air Base spokesman, Stevens was on leave status when he was arrested and not absent without permission.
He is assigned 52nd Combat Communications Squadron at Robins.