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Jan 30, 2015 10:30 AM

Rochester man accused of soliciting minor for sex


HAMPTON - A man from Rochester has been arrested and accused of soliciting a minor for sex in Hampton.

Dustin Bortz, 21, of Rochester was arrested on Thursday.

Investigators said Bortz was wanted for soliciting a minor for sex and graphic images on the internet.

Police said the child involved in this case told a Hampton School Resource Officer of inappropriate messages that were sent via Facebook.

Bortz was arrested for three counts of certain uses of computers. Each count alleges that Bortz used his computer in the commission of the following offenses; attempted felonious sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and indecent exposure.

Bortz was arrested without incident after traveling to a location in Rochester where he believed he was meeting the minor child.

Bortz faces an additional charge by Rochester Police for traveling to meet the child.

Bortz was being held on $5,000.00 cash bail and was scheduled to be arraigned Friday.

Anyone with information on this case or similar cases is urged to contact the Hampton Police Department at (603) 929-4444 or the ICAC task force at (603) 427-1500.

Anonymous tips can be made through the Crimeline for the Hamptons at https://www.tipsubmit.com and selecting Hamptons as the region or by texting to the word CRIMES (274637) with the keyword Hamptons.

Hampton Police were helped by Rochester, Concord, Rye, and Bedford Police, the NH Internet Crimes Against Children task force, NH State Police and the FBI.


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