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Troy man tried arranging sex with child
ALBANY-- A Troy man admits to trying to trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 12-year-old girl.
42-year-old Michael Heppelle pled guilty to attempted online enticement of a minor.
Heppelle admited that between September and October of last year, he offered to pay a third party $500 to arrange to have a sexual tryst with the girl.
The third party told police and they set up a meeting location at a location in Rensselaer County.
When Heppelle showed up, investigators moved in and made the bust.
He is scheduled to be sentenced in January.