Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 @ 8:56 AM
Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 @ 2:38 PM
By: Breaking News Staff, Michael Clark, Lauren Pack
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — UPDATE @ 2:30 p.m.:
Former Miami University professor Kevin Conner Armitage, who is jailed on federal charges, showed up at a restaurant May 30 in Kansas City with $100 and a condom to have sex with a 14-year-old girl known as Crystal, according to documents from a federal court in Missouri.
He was actually meeting with an undercover FBI employee who had been tracking Armitage’s activity under the user name “CletusTheYokel” on an alleged sex trafficking website.
“Just prior to 11 a.m. (Armitage) arrived at Winstead’s and sat down next to the FBI covert employee,” the court documents state.
“ Armitage showed the employee a quantity of U.S currency and a condom that he brought with him. Armitage spoke to the (undercover FBI employee) about the amount he wished to spend with Crystal, and they agreed on a quick visit in exchange for approximately $100,” the court documents state.
Armitage was then arrested, and according to the FBI, admitted to using the website under the user name.
He also admitted to sending text messages to an individual he knew as Crystal and traveling to Kansas City from Lawrence, Kansas, to