SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A Disneyland employee faced charges Monday in offering free tickets to the Anaheim theme park to an undercover police officer who he believed to be a 14-year-old girl in exchange for sex acts.
Darreck Michael Enciso, 27, of Adelanto was scheduled to be arraigned Monday afternoon on one felony count each of attempted lewd act on a child, contacting a child with the intent to commit a specified sex crime and meeting a minor with the intent to engage in lewd conduct.READ MORE: 'It's Indefensible': VA Spent Millions In Taxpayer Dollars To Perform Experiments On Cats
Prosecutors say Enciso allegedly posted a Craigslist ad dated July 1 seeking women who would engage in sexual acts in exchange for tickets to Disneyland.
A Huntington Beach police officer contacted the defendant and set up a meeting, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.READ MORE: 1 Dead After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
Prosecutors say when Enciso showed up for the meeting July 9 “with condoms and Disneyland tickets” in hand, he was arrested.
If convicted, Enciso faces a maximum sentence of over four years in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration.
Disneyland Resort’s Suzi Brown released a statement regarding Enciso on Monday evening.MORE NEWS: Union Rescue Mission CEO Andy Bales Won't Stop Until Homelessness Is No Longer An Issue
“He was immediately relieved of his duties as a dishwasher.”