Crime

Male Nurse Richard Sangalang Gets a Year in Clink For Trying to Have Sex With Kid

Male nurse Richard Sangalang was in a Maricopa County Superior Court this morning where he was sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to one count of luring a minor for sex via the Internet.

The minor, as is often the case with pervs who like to meet kids online, was actually a cop.

According to court documents obtained by New Times, Sangalang, a male nurse at Banner Hospital, was arrested in February as he attempted to meet a person he believed to be a 15-year-old girl for sex. As we mentioned, that "girl" was actually a cop.

Police say they started monitoring Sangalang on February 22, when he contacted the "girl" asking for sex.

He told the "girl" he wanted to engage in two-way oral sex with her. He then said he wanted to have intercourse with her.

Sangalang identified himself as an adult, and even sent the "girl" photos of himself and his car.

Sangalang contacted the "girl" on three separate occasions, and continuously tried to arrange meetings for sex.

Following his arrest, Sangalang copped to trying to lure a child for sex and acknowledged sending the photos.

In addition to the year Sangalang will spend in the joint, he also was sentenced to lifetime probation and must register as a sex offender.

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James King
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