Local man busted at park after using apps to entice minor

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – 29-year-old Dassahed Marines has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor.

The McAllen native plead guilty and was ordered to serve 120 months in federal prison. He will also serve 20 years on supervised release following his prison term and must register as a sex offender.

Marines utilized a cell phone and social media apps Whisper and KIK to try and persuade and entice a 13-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.

He attempted to meet with the girl at a local park for a sexual encounter and was arrested once he arrived.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations-Rio Grande Valley Child Exploitation Task Force conducted the investigation.

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