Prineville man arrested for sexual corruption of a child
A Prineville man was arrested and jailed Tuesday for online luring and sexual corruption of a child.
On Oct. 15, the Prineville Police Department received information that a 31-year-old Prineville resident, identified as Patrick James Adams, was sending explicit photos and attempting to lure juvenile females from the Prineville area using online social media platforms.
Following a month-long investigation, a search warrant was granted for the residence where Adams was residing, which is located within Prineville. Items linked to the crimes of online luring and sexual corruption of a child were located at the search warrant location and seized as evidence.
Following the search warrant, Adams was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 14 on two counts of luring a minor and two counts of online sexual corruption of a child.
Adams is currently lodged within the Crook County Jail.
It is believed that Adams may have had multiple contacts with female juveniles in the Central Oregon area. There is a possibility that Adams has had contact with multiple minors online. Anyone with information concerning this case or any juveniles who have had contact with Adams are encouraged to contact Detective Brandin Noland with the Prineville Police Department.
Those who have additional information about this case must contact the Prineville Police at 541-447-4168, the case agent, or private message the department on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/PrinevillePD/.