Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Sexting Arrest Latest Embarrassment for Secret Service

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Sexting Arrest Latest Embarrassment for Secret Service

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DOVER, Del. * In a case marking the latest embarrassment for the agency that protects the president and his family, a uniformed Secret Service officer has posted bail on state charges of trying to solicit a teenage girl for sex, but he's still being held in federal custody.

Lee Robert Moore, 37, of Church Hill, Md., waived his right to a preliminary hearing without appearing in court Friday in Delaware on state charges of sexual solicitation of a child under 18 and providing obscene material to a person under 18. He is charged separately in federal court with attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor.

Court records show that Moore was released from state custody Tuesday after posting $105,000 secured bail, but he remains in custody on the federal charge. …

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