Computer Cops Snare Suspect

An Oakland County man is due in court today on charges he tried to lure a teenaged girl into a sexual encounter.

59 year old Billy Goldsmith of Holly ws arrested by the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office’s Computer Enforcement unit.

Goldsmith had been communicating on-line with a social media profile he believed to be that of a 14-year-old girl.

According to authorities, Goldsmith made several inappropriate sexual remarks and asked to meet for sexual purposes.

The agent posing as the girl set up a place to meet.

When said Goldsmith arrived at the location in late July, he was taken into custody without incident.

He’s facing numerous charges.

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