Tucson man arrested after arranging to meet girl for sex

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TUCSON -- A Tucson man was arrested after allegedly arranging to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex.

In February, Scott Corwin, 40, an unemployed woodworker, began chatting with a person whom he believed to be a 12-year-old girl, according to the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said the e-mails and chat sessions quickly evolved into inappropriate sexual conversations, including enticing the girl and making plans to meet her for sex.

During the two-month "relationship," Corwin allegedly sent child pornography to the girl and engaged in sexual conduct on his webcam and sent those images to her live via the Internet.

D'Evelyn said Corwin traveled from his home to meet with the girl at a planned location in Yavapai County on Sunday. He was arrested and his vehicle was impounded as evidence.

D'Evelyn said items showing his intent to have a sexual encounter, as well as methamphetamine and syringes, were found in his possession when he was arrested.

Corwin is facing charges of aggravated luring a minor for sex, sexual exploitation of a minor, furnishing harmful materials to a minor via the Internet and possession of dangerous drugs.