OSBI arrests man who played "Santa" for lewd proposals
|Updated: 7/15 4:26 pm
||Published: 7/15 4:25 pm
An investigation into Crimes Against Children led to the arrest of a Warr Acres man who often played Santa and Oklahoma City schools.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Wiley Gene Davis was arrested after an undercover investigation that used Craigslist.
Agents said on July 11th a OSBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force member from the Guthrie Police Department along with a Logan County Sheriff’s deputy arrested Wiley Gene Davis, Jr.
They said he responded to a Craigslist advertisement he believed was posted by a 15-year-old girl. According to OSBI Davis made numerous sexual and lewd proposals and even referred to himself as “Santa” to the girl.
Agents said Davis went to a convenience store to meet this 15-year-old girl. Once Davis exited his vehicle, undercover agents noticed Davis was wearing a loaded pistol and a private investigator badge.
Davis was arrested for lewd acts proposals to a child under 16, violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act, and possession of a firearm while in the commission of a felony.
He was booked into the Logan County Jail. OSBI also said Davis is a co-ed baseball coach for kids 6 years and younger in the Oklahoma City metro area.
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