Tyson Schmitt of Saint Clair County has been charged with the alleged contact of a 16-year old female through social media in order to solicit sex with her. Reportedly, Schmitt contacted the victim though his Facebook account. Undercover officers conducted a sting operation using the child's Facebook account and a burned (disposable) phone to lure Schmitt in the act. Schmitt has been charged with several felony complaints. Schmitt has since posted bail is back out on the streets but the Saint Clair County Sheriff Department claims to have a watchful eye on Schmitt's whereabouts.
October 29, 2013