Aurora man arrested for luring a minor in undercover bust
A man was arrested for luring a minor after Oregon City police conducted an undercover bust.
Billy Joe Davis II of Aurora was taken into custody after driving to an Oregon City apartment complex, believing he was meeting up with a 15-year-old girl he had met on Facebook, police said. He reportedly expected to have a sexual relationship with the girl. However, the Facebook account he had been messaging was actually that of an undercover officer.
Davis sent the first message to the Facebook account on July 6. He proceeded to ask for sexually explicit pictures and videos from the supposed girl on multiple occasions. He then arranged a time to meet.
Once he arrived at 9 a.m. on July 13 at Kingsbury Heights Apartments, 14290 Marjorie Lane, he was arrested without incident. He now faces charges of luring a minor, online sexual corruption of a child and using a child in display of sexually explicit conduct.
Davis' bail is currently set at $280,000. His previous convictions include first-degree theft and driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Police said that the latest investigation into Davis' criminal behavior should serve as a reminder for parents to continually educate their children on safe internet practices and habits.
Pamplin Media Group news partner KOIN 6 contributed to this report.
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