Oelwein man arrested in Scott County sting
A 52-year-old man was jailed after police said the man arranged to meet an undercover detective posing as a child on the internet.
Steven Bentley, of Oelwein, Iowa, was charged Wednesday, July 25, 2012 with enticement of a minor.
Police said Bentley initiated online contact with an undercover detective who was posing as a child. Bentley arranged to meet the “child” at Sheridan Meadows Park in Eldridge, Iowa. Police said Bentley intended to meet the child “for a sex act.”
Bentley was arrested after he arrived at the park. He was booked into the Scott County Jail, where he was held in lieu of $5,000 bond.