PD: Mesa man arrested for attempted sex with a minor, says he's done it before

Posted at 1:00 PM, Sep 04, 2018

A Mesa man who has been arrested for luring a minor for sex allegedly told an undercover officer he has done it before.

Court paperwork shows that on August 28 police arrested 27-year-old Tony Fahrbach in Tempe near 5th Street and Mill Avenue.

Police say an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl had a texting relationship for months with Fahrbach. 

During this time, Fahrbach reportedly requested 'topless photos' of the girl and said he "wanted to take the child's virginity." 

Police say Fahrbach also allegedly told the '14-year-old' that he had a prior sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. 

He also said he had nude photos of other minor girls on his phone. 

Fahrbach was arrested when he showed up with condoms to take the girl home with him.

He has been charged with luring a minor for sex and attempted sexual conduct with a minor.