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A 24-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to just over 11 years in federal prison for arranging more than three years ago to meet up with a married father in hopes of having sex with the man and his family, including a 10-year-old son and a 13-year-old daughter.

"I want the whole family, individually, in pairs and grouped together." Jeremy Wade wrote in an online conversation with the man, who he didn't realize was an undercover Faulkner County sheriff's deputy.

Court documents show that the two "met" through FetLife, a social media website that connects people with various sexual fantasies.

According to court documents, the website, operated out of Vancouver, British Columbia, describes itself as "like Facebook, but run by kinksters like you and me."

On Feb. 21, 2018, Wade pleaded guilty in federal court in Little Rock to the attempted-enticement charge, which in his case was punishable by 10 years to life in federal prison, where parole isn't an option.

Wade apologized from a lectern to the court, as well as "my friends and family, who trust me and support me through everything, for the possible harm that could have been done."

He said that at the time, "I was young," and that he has since received therapy, "but that doesn't excuse any of my actions, so I am willing to accept any punishment the court deems necessary."

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Miller referred to a sealed presentence report that was prepared by the U.S. Probation office and which had been viewed by attorneys on both sides but isn't publicly available. He said he was considering imposing a longer-than-normal period of supervised release for the purpose of ensuring that Wade could receive intensive sex-offender treatment after his release from prison.

The judge referred to "a lot of background that would lead me to believe that if he doesn't have the right system in place, he might be back here" years later.

Miller said that if it turns out that Wade doesn't need to be on supervised release for 10 years, the release period could always be shortened later. He said he would make a note on court documents in the event someone else presides over the request in the future.

Court documents include a transcript of emails Wade exchanged with the undercover officer after they began corresponding in January 2016. Wade asked questions about what "the family" usually did when they had "guests," and wrote, "I'd like to watch y'all first then join in."

He also wrote, "I like rape/forced play though I understand if y'all don't want to do any of that."

He also agreed that he was "okay with" the man taking pictures of Wade having sex with the couple's children, "for our collection."

On March 22, 2016, Wade was arrested after he drove to a meeting in a business parking lot in Conway, as promised, and officers found him with his cellphone, condoms and lubricant.

They said he readily admitted that he had engaged in the conversations and believed the "children" were under 18.

Wade was represented by Little Rock attorney Bill James. He was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joan Shipley.

Metro on 07/11/2019

Print Headline: Child-sex fantasizer given 11-year term; at court in Little Rock, man apologizes for 'possible harm'

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Archived Comments

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 11, 2019 at 9:36 a.m.

    i mean , with a site like "fet life" out there pulling them in
    ever hear of setting someone up for failure?
    there are alot of freaks out there
    why does government seem to want to go after the kids themselves? 16 yr old (s.o's because they peeped in the bathroom) (downloaded off the internet etc government loves caging kids and youth while they skip town on owning everyone

  • MaxCady
    July 11, 2019 at 12:36 p.m.

    Too bad he's not a hedge fund manager.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 11, 2019 at 4 p.m.

    had my post mentioning this man who was 18 when he was online living out his fantasies.
    this man was strapped to a board to have his most sensative organ flayed off while he tried to kick and a puddle of blood pools at his groin.
    taught that he is a evil male worthy of hate scorn and mutilation incarceration and genocide?
    oh thats offensive?
    keep flaggin you panty b's
    ~
    <Good Pount MaxCady

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 11, 2019 at 4:01 p.m.

    we'll never know how little boys end up wanting to rape whole familes and wear their skin...
    guess God just made most evil male evil and worthy of death.
    long live the King!

  • GeneralMac
    July 11, 2019 at 4:28 p.m.

    "child sex fantasizer"

    My, my, how quickly liberal " usual suspects" forget.

    Years back there was an idiot with a controversial view making the rounds of ralk show programs about the " new progressive way " to raise children.

    His motto was " sex before 8, or else it's too late"

    Liberals DEFENDED his view and said he was allowed to express it on talk shows.

    TODAY...that guy would be run out of town or beaten to a pulp.

  • GeneralMac
    July 11, 2019 at 4:29 p.m.

    talk shows

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 11, 2019 at 11:23 p.m.

    seriously GM
    i was showing this to a 60 yr old neighbor
    i asked her "do you think this idiot knew he was staring down life in prison asking to have sex with families?"
    she said "no i think society and media encourages it"

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