Vigil was one of four men arrested in February last year as part of an online sex sting, in which city police pretended to be children online.
The officers engaged in conversations with the men, who believed the officers to be young girls. Vigil was nabbed in this way and was charged in state District Court with two felony counts of child solicitation by electronic device and criminal sexual communication with .
Granata told the judge that the facts of the case led the state to believe Vigil was not a sexual predator. Nieto said his client tried to terminate the discussion with the girl and took no steps to meet her. Granata said Vigil backed out of meeting up with the girl, but police ultimately decided to arrest him based on the messages.
Marlowe Sommer sentenced Vigil for one misdemeanor count of attempted contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He will be on supervised probation for one year, during which time he must attend counseling, avoid talking to minors who are not family members on social media websites and avoid meeting with minors who are not supervised by a parent or guardian. Another man arrested in the same sting, Shawn Charlee, 35, took a similar plea Feb. Attorney Tom Clark represented both men.
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