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Investigators: Sanford man tried to solicit 14-year-old for sex online

Posted April 22, 2015

William Dennis Place

— A 46-year-old Sanford man was charged Tuesday after attempting to meet a 14-year-old girl he contacted on Facebook, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

William Dennis Place, of 4120 Farmstead Road, is charged with taking indecent liberties with a child and soliciting a child by a computer or other electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act resulting in appearance at the meeting location.

Place was being held in the Lee County jail Wednesday under a $100,000 secured bond.


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  • Daniel Young Apr 22, 2015
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    The dark under his eyes would have scared the living life out of the little girl if he had met her face to face.

  • Daniel Young Apr 22, 2015
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    Ban him for life from using the internet.