Lockhart Pleads Guilty

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He says he did it.

Steven Lockhart, 47, pleaded guilty to attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor in Washington County.

Prosecutors say the Davisville man continuously pursued a 15-year-old girl through text messages and on line. The girl went to the cops.

Marietta Police Officers then posed as the girl during on line and text messaging. Lockhart made explicit and suggestive remarks towards the detectives posing as the teen.

With the assistance of the police, the young girl asked Lockhart to meet her. When Lockhart showed up to find the police waiting... he had condoms and other suggestive items. He then admitted to his intentions.

Sentencing is set for May 17-th. Lockhart faces a maximum of 18-months in jail. He is currently out on bond.

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