WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. - The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office is sending a direct message to parents: If you have kids and aren't savvy on social media, you'd better learn about it.
You never truly know what's going on on the other side of your child's phone.
"He said something about wanting to make love to me, and just being a creep, you know?" said the 15-year-old girl who reported a cautionary tale typically seen in movies.
She couldn't believe what came across her phone.
"I said, 'I'm 15 leave me alone.'"
38-year-old Troy Dustin Clark from Muskogee was making sexual propositions even after she shut him down.
"He sent another big, long message about how if I would keep him a secret he was willing to pay me, wanted me to meet him at this motel in Tulsa."
Her mother Vina Teeter had had enough.
"I just wanted to hunt him down," she said.
They went to the sheriff's office investigators.
"We believe this individual was basically cruising or surfing all these social media outlets looking for a potential victim," said Wagoner County Sheriff Chris Elliott.
After reading some of the salacious messages Clark sent to the young girl investigators took over her social media and couldn't believe what happened next.
"He was running the game of, 'hey I've got a fatal disease, I'm dying, and I'm just wanting some companionship,'" the sheriff said.
He was grooming her and about 100 others between the ages of 14 and 20 years old offering to be her "super secret sugar daddy."
"It made me feel a little bit violated, it made me really uncomfortable," she said.
He hid behind the names Easton Sloan and Easton "Good die young."
"There is no such thing as a fake Facebook. There is no such thing as a fake Instagram, we'll find you," the sheriff said.
His luck began to run out after he agreed to take her, but really investigators, on a date.
He didn't show but they had enough to arrest him.
"He's absolutely sick and he needed to be put away," the girl said.
She wants her story to inspire others to come forward.
"It's taught me that life isn't just the perfect fairytale that everyone thinks it is, and that people like that are dangerous."
Her mother is proud she had the sense to speak up, but you won't hear her sending Clark any good wishes.
"I don't have anything to say to him. He deserves everything he gets and more."
Clark is now in the Wagoner County Jail charged with two felonies that could carry sentences from 20 years to life.
The sheriff asks if a Facebook profile by the name Easton Sloan reached out to your child to contact them immediately.
They fear he may have met up with girls they haven't identified yet.
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