IP man sentenced in undercover DPS online solicitation of minor for sex sting

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — An Iowa Park man arrested in an undercover DPS sting is sentenced to five years in prison for online solicitation of a minor for sexual purposes.

Rowdy Raschke is one of 10 men arrested in the operation in 2017.

Such operations typically involved agents posing as minors online who set up a location to meet for sex, and the suspects are arrested when they show up.

Four of the suspects were charged with compelling prostitution by a minor and the others with online solicitation.

Several have already pleaded and been sentenced to terms ranging from five to 15 years.

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