Minot man arrested in undercover sting

Minot, N.D. A 56-year-old Minot man was arrested during an undercover sting July 13.

Minot police say William Joseph Wallace made contact with an undercover police officer, who was posing as a 16-year-old girl. While Wallace communicated with the officer, he tried to plan a sexual encounter in exchange for money.

When Wallace showed up at the agreed upon location, he was arrested and charged on multiple offences, including: Luring of a Minor by Computer and Solicitation of Prostitution.

Wallace was taken to the Ward County Jail.