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Attorney General: Boise man wanted to meet a 15-year-old for sex

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Posted at 9:59 AM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 11:59:56-04

Investigators with the Idaho Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children unit arrested a Boise man Wednesday for enticement of a minor.

Investigators arrested Jason Douglas West, 44, after they say he communicated via the Internet to meet a 15-year-old after school for sex. Once West arrived at the meet-up location, he was contacted by police and taken into custody.

The location was not disclosed.

West was booked into the Ada County Jail on one felony count of enticing a minor via the Internet.

Investigators say is an ongoing investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit at (208) 334-4527.

The arrest was a joint investigation between the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the US Marshals Greater Idaho Fugitive Task Force.