Man arrested in Internet pedophile sex sting

May 30, 2009 6:52:16 AM PDT
Police arrested a man after a nearly two-month Internet sex investigation in which the suspect thought he was communicating with a 13-year-old girl.Michael Trost, 43, from Manteno, Illinois thought he was communicating with the girl when in reality he was communicating with a Crete police officer who is specially trained to combat indecent solicitations of children via the internet.

Police arrested Trost when he arrived at a location in order to meet and engage in sexual intercourse with the supposed 13-year-old female.

Mr. Trost is a fulltime firefighter for the Manteno, Illinois Fire Department.