Grass Valley man tried to meet minor for sex |

Grass Valley man tried to meet minor for sex

Samuel Aaron Pritchard

A Grass Valley man accused of trying to meet a minor for sex remained jailed Tuesday under $10,000 in bond, reports state.

Samuel Aaron Pritchard, 26, is charged with two felonies: contacting a minor with the intent to have sex and arranging to meet with a minor, Nevada County Jail reports state.

Deputies learned on Sunday about Pritchard’s attempts to contact a minor through electronic communications. At some point he arranged to meet the minor for a sex act, a release states.

“Detectives were aware of Pritchard’s intentions and staged a meeting,” the report states. “Detectives contacted Pritchard at the meet location and arrested Pritchard.”

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Reports show authorities arrested Pritchard Monday at Condon Park in Grass Valley.

No court date has been set for Pritchard.

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