DUBLIN — A Hayward man has been arrested and charged after allegedly arranging a sexual meetup with a cop who’d been posing as a 13-year-old boy on-line.
Ralphjoab Lucasia, 31, was charged with a single felony rely of arranging to fulfill a minor for sexual functions. He has since been launched from jail after posting $50,000 bail, court docket information present.
Police say an undercover Dublin police officer created a relationship software profile of a 13-year-old boy, and that Lucasia reached out to him with the immediate, “Hey bro.” Sarcastically, Lucasia allegedly despatched this message only a half-mile from the Dublin police station, the place the undercover officer was working.
As their chats progressed, police say Lucasia supplied to “be your first if u need lol,” referring to sexual contact. He allegedly organized for them to fulfill at a Dublin lodge on Regional Avenue. Throughout the chats, Lucasia allegedly presupposed to be 25 years previous however is definitely 31, police stated.
Lucasia was arrested on Jan. 5 after displaying as much as the lodge, and later admitted he was conscious of the fictional 13-year-old boy’s age, based on Dublin police. His subsequent court docket date has been set for Feb. 28.
The phrases of Lucasia’s pretrial launch embrace a court docket order that he not have unsupervised contact with minors.