Police: Man tried to meet with teenager at hotel

Published: Dec. 3, 2019 at 4:44 PM EST
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A Pulaski County man is behind bars after he was accused of trying to get a teenager to meet up with him.

Police said John Clevenger sent inappropriate messages to a 16-year-old and tried to meet with him at a motel.

On November 29, Clevenger called out the victim's name when officers knocked on the door to his room, police said.

He was arrested and charged with distributing obscene matter to a minor and prohibited use of electronics to procure a minor.

Clevenger will be in court December 11 at 9 a.m.