4

Frederick Wade Finds Out the Young Girl He Met Online Is, of Course, a Cop

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of South Florida and help keep the future of New Times free.

It's 2011, and people are still chatting up people they believe to be kids on the internet for sex.

The latest of the bunch, allegedly, is Frederick G. Wade, who was pretty sure he was about to have sex with a young teenaged girl he met online.

Of course, that teenaged girl was actually a cop from the Boynton Beach Police Department.

Police say Wade, 62, chatted the little girl/cop about having sex, then decided to meet up in person.

Chris Hansen was absent, but the cops were present.

Wade was arrested and booked into the Palm Beach County jail on charges of using a computer to lure a child and traveling to meet said child after luring.

Wade posted the $24,000 bond and was released Saturday afternoon.

If convicted on both charges, Wade would face a maximum of 20 years in prison.


Follow The Pulp on Facebook and on Twitter: @ThePulpBPB.


Keep New Times Broward-Palm Beach Free... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering South Florida with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.