Kennewick and Richland police coordinated in effort to catch predator.

Jeremy Kimball was taken into custody after police uncovered his attempts to solicit sex from teens through a dating site.  Authorities were first made aware of the situation around June 21st, when they received tips he was soliciting teens for sex.

Kimball allegedly had sexual contact with two girls, ages 13 and 14 starting June 5th by way of connections from the site.  He reportedly paid one of the girls with alcohol and the other money.  The other one he thought was 16, but when he discovered she was 13, he offered her money.

Police arrested him at his home July 6th and he has been booked into the Benton County jail on one charge of Commercial Sex Abuse of a Minor.  He could be facing more charges if more victims are found.


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