WOODWAY, Texas (KWTX) – A Copperas Cove man trapped in an online sex sting in which a Woodway police investigator posed as a 16-year-old girl was jailed on Wednesday on a list of charges.
Justin Seeger, 45, was in McLennan County Jail Wednesday morning and was charged online on minor charges, including illegally carrying a gun, illegal possession of a firearm by a criminal and two cases of controlled substance possession.
Officials arrested Seeger Tuesday when he arrived at an undisclosed location in Woodway to meet with a 16-year-old girl, police said in a press release.
The officers retrieved a gun, methamphetamine, marijuana, and LSD during the arrest.
The investigation that led to the arrest began on February 24 when a social media account depicting a young girl was posted.
The man who mailed the report was told he was speaking to a 16-year-old girl, police said, and “he soon turned the conversation sexual,” sent “lewd pictures and videos of himself,” claiming in Alabama He had connections with Fort Hood, police said.
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