BOONE, NC (WJZY) - A man was arrested after police say he posted on a website offering drugs in exchange for sex.
Donald Lee Tester is charged with trafficking opiates by possession and soliciting prostitution, according to the Boone Police Department.
Investigators say they were monitoring known websites preferred by online child predators when they noticed a suspicious post. They reached out to the post’s author and learned that the person was looking to trade “a significant amount of narcotics for a sexual encounter with a female,” according to a news release.
Authorities later identified the posting’s author was later identified as Tester. Investigators arranged a meeting with the Tester at a local business at a specific date and time. When he arrived, he was met with Boone Police Investigators.
Tester was arrested and then lodged in the Watauga County Jail under a $20,000 secured bond.