Skip to content

Missouri Man Arrested In Jefferson County

A Missouri man is behind bars in Jefferson County, accused of trying to meet a teenage girl for sex.

Police say on Sunday 56-year-old David Patterson began communicating with the group 814 Pred Hunters, which was posing as a 15-year-old girl.

Police say the conversation became sexual, and Patterson was arrested this Morning at Sheetz in Punxsutawney, where he thought he was meeting the teen.

Patterson is charged with multiple offenses, including felonies for statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and corruption of minors.

He is being housed in the Jefferson County Jail on $200 thousand dollars bail.

Back To Top