Authorities say a high ranking military official has been charged in a sex crime.
Ozark officials say 32-year-old Ryan Gericke has been found guilty of traveling to meet a child for sex.
Police say Gericke was accused of putting an ad on Craigslist soliciting for a "younger woman".
An undercover officer pretending to be a 15-year-old girl made contact with Gericke where he then arranged a meeting with the officer.
When Gericke arrived to the meeting place he was arrested and taken into custody.
The sentencing for Gericke will take place next month.
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