Three men charged with alleged child prostitution | Crime reports


Williamsport, Pennsylvania – Three men who were arrested earlier this week in a prostitution sting were charged Thursday in federal court in Williamsport.

Erick D. Metzger, 53, of Milton, has been indicted by a federal grand jury with attempted seduction on a minor charge. Frank A. Nork, 47, of Lost Creek, Pa., And Patrick Taylor, 34, of Duncannon, Pa., Were also charged with the same counts.

Metzger, Taylor and Nork were arrested by federal agents in Union County and detained on Monday. The arrests took place in connection with a child prostitution operation.

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The indictments allege that on October 23, Metzger and Taylor knowingly attempted to persuade, instigate and coerce a minor into prostitution and sexual activity. Court documents indicate that Nork was arrested on the same charge of alleged child prostitution activities on October 21.

Further details have not been made public at this time, as most court documents are under seal. FBI agents approved the criminal complaints, which list only the charges.

US Intermediate District Judge William I. Arbuckle ordered the men’s detention on Monday. No other information has been released by the US Department of Justice Middle District.

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