On October 26, 2023, the San Antonio Police Human Exploitation Unit apprehended a suspect for Online Solicitation of a Minor. The suspect, 46-year-old Anthony Martinez, was arrested as part of a sting operation the unit conducted, to seek out and arrest online predators that are targeting children as their victims.
The suspect was communicating with what he believed to be a child. The suspect came to the vicinity of a school with the intention of meeting with a minor female to engage in sexual conduct, instead, he was met by SAPD detectives and West Patrol Officers, who took him into custody without incident.
Martinez was booked for Online Solicitation of a Minor – Meets with Intent of Sexual Conduct.