Alert citizen helps lead police to suspected child predator
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Benjamin Holtry, 32, posted an ad on Craigslist that was seen by a citizen, who then notified police.

By Chuck Hickey, KDVR

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- (KDVR) -- A 32-year-old Fort Lupton man has been arrested and charged with patronizing a child prostitute thanks to an alert citizen, the Brighton Police Department said Sunday.

Benjamin Holtry posted an ad on Craigslist that was seen by a citizen, who then notified police.

Detectives posing as the stepfather of a fictitious underage girl exchanged emails and text messages with Holtry for several days, police said.

Holtry made [arrangements] to meet the girl on Sunday afternoon after negotiating terms to have sexual activities with her in exchange for money.

FULL STORY: Alert citizen helps lead Brighton police to suspected child predator - KDVR

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