A 35-year-old Thomaston man was arrested Thursday on allegations he traveled to Macon to meet and have sex with a person he believed to be a 14-year-old girl, according to the GBI.
Benjamin Craig Standard Jr., of Reid Place Road, is charged with online enticement of a minor, according to an arrest warrant released Friday.
Standard’s arrest follows a two-week investigation in which an undercover agent participated in Internet chats with Standard, according to a GBI news release.
The arrest warrant alleges Standard arrived at a meeting location about 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
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The meeting location has not been disclosed.
Standard was booked into the Bibb County jail about an hour later.
He was released on $11,200 bond Thursday night, according to jail records.
The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.
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