Man arrested for soliciting juvenile online

August 19, 2008 12:07:53 PM PDT
Detectives from the Bensalem Township Police Department say they have arrested Joseph Calvo, 37, of Philadelphia after an online sting.Police say they were using an undercover online profile of a juvenile when they were contacted by Calvo on three separate occassions since early August. In one conversation investigators said Calvo claimed he would "break every law" for the juvenile.

The most recent contact came on Monday, August 18. Police say Calvo started a sexually graphic conversation, and arranged to meet for sex at a public place in Bensalem.

Police say Calvo arrived at the location shortly before 2:00 p.m. Monday, where he was arrested.

During an interview, police say Calvo admitted he had contacted the undercover detective, believing the profile belonged to someone underage. Police say Calvo also admitted to travelling to Bensalem with the intention of meeting for sex.

Calvo was taken to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on $750,000 bail.

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