EL RENO, Okla. – Authorities in El Reno arrested two men accused of trying to meet up with underage girls for sex.
Officials with the El Reno Police Department arrested 32-year-old Chad Beckman after he responded to a social media post and began texting someone he believed to be an underage girl.
He was arrested for lewd acts with a child under 16 and facilitating sexual communication with a minor through the use of technology when he attempted to meet up with the girl.
Several hours later, investigators arrested 50-year-old Darryl Armstrong after he allegedly sent an explicit picture of himself to a girl whom he believed to be underage. Authorities say Armstrong had reserved a hotel room in El Reno, and had asked if the girl wanted to try “ice” or meth.
Armstrong was arrested for lewd acts with a child under 16, facilitating sexual communication with a minor through the use of technology, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.