CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Federal court records show a Washington man arrested in southern Wyoming has pleaded guilty to trafficking girls for sexual activity.
KTWO-AM reports that in exchange for David Vier’s plea on Monday, prosecutors agreed to dismiss one count of being a registered sex offender involving a minor at the former Everett, Washington firefighter’s Oct. 22 sentencing.
Law enforcement reports say Vier was arrested in January by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s deputies after receiving a call from a hotel employee about two girls hiding from a man.
The girls told authorities that their mother had recently kicked them out when they met Vier at a Seattle store. They said he had agreed to drive them to Wyoming for $100.
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The girls said they later decided to run because they feared they would be sexually assaulted.
Information from: KTWO-AM, http://www.k2radio.com/