Moment pedophile leaves the hospital where his baby was just born to walk SEVEN MILES to & # 39; a minor girl & # 39; to meet for sex – if his child's mother stays with him and even collects money for his band
- Steven Perst, 36, was arrested at the beginning of July with more than two dozen suspects in an angel operation in Ohio
- Perst, a registered sex offender, had just welcomed a baby daughter and then went on an 11 km trip to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex
- Bogus teenager who had forged Sms was an undercover officer
- In a text that Prest sent to the agent, he wrote: & # 39; I certainly like you. Or I wouldn't take the risks I already take & # 39; s
- Perst in September pleaded guilty to attempting unlawful sexual behavior with a minor and spreading issue harmful to young people
- On Monday, a judge sentenced him to two years in prison and required him to register as a sex offender for 25 years
A sex offender from Ohio and a new father were sentenced to two years in prison after being caught on a seven-mile video to meet and have sex with what he thought was a 15-year-old girl who turned out to be undercover policeman.
Steven Perst, 36, pleaded guilty last month of counting attempted unlawful sexual behavior with a minor and spreading issue that is harmful to young people.
As part of the plea deal, a judge sentenced Prest to two years in prison on Monday and required that he register as a sex offender for 25 years.
Steven Perst, a registered sex offender from Ohio, has been sentenced to two years in prison for alleged attempt to meet a teenage girl for sex after welcoming his daughter (right)
After leaving the hospital, she went on a seven-mile trip to meet the fake 15-year-old girl, who was actually an undercover cop, intent on having sex with her
During his two-hour walk, Prest sent the agent updates on his progress
Officers with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force were monitoring Prestst
In return, the Public Prosecution Service agreed to drop another count of spreading material that is harmful to young people, and allegations of possession of criminal tools and import coordination.
Perst was one of more than two dozen people caught in a massive sting operation conducted by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force on July 9, reported Fox 8.
Prest had just welcomed a baby daughter with his four-year-old girlfriend, then left the hospital with a crop top and went on a 11 km trek to meet a 15-year-old girl with whom he had sent a text message .
According to prosecutors, without Prest's knowledge, he had actually communicated with an undercover officer.
When Prest reached a supermarket near the place where he was supposed to meet the girl, he was surrounded by police and handcuffed
Under interrogation, Prest admitted that he played & # 39; & # 39; with the fake teenager and talked about sex
During his two-hour walk, Prest sent the agent updates on his progress,
In a text that Prest sent to the fake teenager, he wrote: & I certainly like you. Or I wouldn't take the risks I already take. & # 39;
Social media reports from Prest and his girlfriend suggest that the couple stayed together despite his arrest
When he reached a supermarket near the place where he had to meet the girl, he was surrounded by police and handcuffed.
Upon interrogation, Prest admitted that he played & # 39; & # 39; with the fake teenager.
& # 39; There was talk back and forth about sex & # 39 ;, he said about his exchanges. "We will do this. We will do that … I played along. & # 39;
Social media reports from Prest and his girlfriend suggest that the couple stayed together despite his arrest.
The woman even started a fundraising on Facebook to collect donations for Prest & # 39; s bond during his time in prison, and wrote in the description: & # 39; Steven got caught in some stupid *** … he must be able to be here for our daughter. & # 39;
Three weeks after his arrest, Prest changed his status update on Facebook to & # 39; married & # 39 ;.
The Prest criminal record includes a 2013 conviction accused of requesting a minor in Tennessee, which resulted in a two-year prison sentence and ended up in the sex offender register.
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