Sex offender pleads not guilty to sending messages to child

Published 8:40 pm Friday, October 12, 2018

An Albert Lea high-risk predatory offender who allegedly exchanged sexual text and video messages with a 15-year-old girl and threatened to send her images to other people over the internet entered a provisional not guilty plea Thursday in Freeborn County District Court.

Travis Kyle Mayer

Travis Kyle Mayer, 30, is charged with one count of engaging in electronic communication relating or describing sexual conduct with a child and one count of distributing via electronic communication material that relates to or describes sexual conduct with a child.

Mayer is classified as a Level 3 offender, an offender with the highest likelihood of reoffending.

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A pre-plea investigation report was filed Thursday. An omnibus hearing is scheduled for Oct. 31.


See what happened last night in the PM report here.