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Student accused of trying to trade sex for chicken and Sprite with teen on gay dating app

Student accused of trying to trade sex for chicken and Sprite with teen on gay dating app

Student accused of trying to trade sex for food with a teenager

A university student is being accused of trying to trade sex for chicken and Sprite with a 15-year-old on a gay dating app.

Albert Maruna IV, a 22-year-old student at Youngstown State University in Ohio, was arrested after the ‘teen’ turned out to be an undercover officer.

He is being charged with attempted unlawful sexual contact with a minor, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, possessing criminal tools, and importuning.

Charged with alleged attempted unlawful sexual contact with a minor

Authorities claim Maruna initiated the chat through an online dating app with an undercover officer, posing as a teen.

Maruna sent nude pictures of himself, according to Cleveland 19.

He also agreed to bring chicken Alfredo – an extremely rich and creamy pasta dish – and bottles of Sprite.

Having set the meeting for 12 December in Austintown, according to police, Maruna also said he would bring lubricant.

‘Caught’ with chicken Alfredo and two bottles of Sprite

Police said Maruna traveled to the decided meeting place, where he thought he would be meeting a 15-year-old, and was arrested.

Maruna was carrying an iPhone, a MacBook, three zip drives, a bottle of Astroglide lubrication, Vaseline lotion, two bottles of Sprite, and chicken Alfredo in a Tupperware container, according to police.