An Elvis impersonator in Florida is singing jailhouse rock after getting arrested for allegedly soliciting a parent for sex with a child.
Paul Amato, 64, was wearing a white jumpsuit with an American flag cape in April when he showed up to meet who he thought was a 13-year-old girl, according to Florida Today. It turned out to be a cop.
A police officer posted on a free classified ads website on March 27 promoting a 13-year-old daughter for sex. Amato responded the day the post went up with a message saying, “OMG YES,Have her wear a mini skirt,halter top & sit with her Legs crossed letting the skirt ride up her thighs.Have her then come over to me,& ask Grandpa if he likes what he sees,” according to an arrest report obtained by Oxygen.com.
"I can be Uncle ELVIS to her,” he allegedly said.
While allegedly scheduling a meetup for have sex with the child, Amato asked if he should bring condoms. He also brought up the idea of incorporating sex toys.
“I happen to have a Brand-NEW Glass-Dildo & I think A small vibrator around here somewhere to) you think she'd like them as a gift?” he said, according to the report.
The arrest report said the sting officer repeatedly brought up the child’s age, and the fact that she was in school.
On April 2, Amato showed up at a 7-Eleven in Rockledge a little after 12:30 p.m. to meet up with a father and his child for sex. Police cuffed him. Amato said it was the first time he had ever done anything like this.
He was transported to jail where he is being held without bond. He was charged with using a computer to solicit a parent for sex with a child. Prosecutors filed a notice of nolle prosequi on June 21, which means the charge is no longer being pursued, according to Palm Bay Daily. The charges were dropped to make way for potentially harsher federal prosecution, police said.
[Photo: Seminole County Sheriff's Office]