On Air Now

DuBois Weather

Colombia man facing charges of criminal corruption of minors and solicitation


Clearfield – A 27-year-old man from the country of Colombia is in the Clearfield County Jail after he allegedly tried to meet a teenage girl to take to his hotel room.

According to Lawrence Township Police, Edwin Gomez-Lamadrid, is facing charges of criminal attempt-corruption of minors and criminal solicitation.

Reports say that Gomez- Lamadrid was waiting near the dumpsters behind the Clearfield McDonald’s Tuesday evening to meet a 15-year-old girl.

Instead, he was met by the Lawrence Township Police who placed him under arrest.

An investigation revealed that Gomez-Lamadrid was sending messages and inappropriate photos to individuals, believing he was sending them to a teen.

He had also made arrangements to take the girl to a nearby hotel room.