Anderson man arrested for arranging to meet minor for sex

An Anderson man was arrested on Thursday during an undercover operation for attempting to meet with a minor for sexual purposes.

Posted: Jul 2, 2021 11:30 AM
Updated: Jul 2, 2021 11:30 AM

ANDERSON, Calif. - An Anderson man was taken into custody on Thursday for arranging to meet with a minor for a sexual purpose, according to Anderson Police Department.

On Wednesday, an undercover officer with the Anderson Police Department posed online as an underage female runaway.

The Anderson Police Department initiated conversations with Vick based on concerns related to a separate criminal investigation.

After learning her age, Larry Vick, a 43-year-old Anderson resident began communicating with the fictitious minor for the purposes of sexual conduct.

On Thursday, Vick arranged to meet her at a hotel for the sole purpose of having sexual relations.

Once he arrived at the location, Vick was met by Anderson Police Officers and taken into custody.

Vick was taken to the Anderson Police Department where he was interviewed and he admitted to communicating with the fictitious minor.

He was booked into Shasta County Jail for sending harmful matters to seduce a minor, arranging a meeting with a minor for the purposes of sexual conduct, and arriving at the designated with a minor for the purposes of sexual conduct.

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