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Seminole man accused of sexting teen girl

SEMINOLE — A 66-year-old retiree faces felony charges after authorities said he was caught sending sexually explicit text messages to a teen girl.

Edwin Jerald Barthlett, of Seminole, was booked Tuesday into the Pinellas County Jail on a charge of using a computer in a prohibited manner.

On July 8, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said, Barthlett sent a 15-year-old girl he knows text messages that described sex acts he wanted to perform on her.

Barthlett has no previous arrests in Florida, records show.

Seminole man accused of sexting teen girl 07/17/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 2:11pm]
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