Antioch Man Arrested After Alleged Attempt to Meet 14-Year-Old Boy

(Antioch, IL)  Antioch Police have announced an arrest after an online sting. Officials say Douglas Bedini was communicating with what he thought was a 14-year-old boy. In reality, the “boy” turned out to be a detective. Bedini was taken into custody when he went to a location where he and the boy were supposed to meet. The 43-year-old has since been charged with felony indecent solicitation of a child and misdemeanor sexual exploitation of a child. Bond was set at 500-thousand-dollars, with a November 17th hearing date.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (11-9-21)