An Ottumwa man is behind bars after allegedly setting up to meet a child he was messaging who was actually an undercover police officer.
53-year-old Robert Honbarger has been charged with enticing a minor under 16, a Class D felony.
According to court records, Honbarger proposed meeting with an individual he believed to be a 13-year-old girl with the intention of having sexual intercourse.
Honbarger was arrested on Wednesday and transported to the Wapello County Jail where he is being held without bond pending a hearing with a magistrate judge.
Its a good thing that the OPD work to bust twisted people ( preditors ) that prey on young people . I stand corrected ; they did a nessary job .