A woman was arrested on a charge of attempting to lure or entice a child after allegedly chatting nude with a young boy using his Xbox game console, police in New Jersey said. Union County police said that 44-year-old Jessica Carlton of Grand Rapids, Michigan, had an ongoing sexual relationship with the 11-year-old boy after getting to know the child through a game she played on her Xbox.
Investigators revealed that when the boy told the woman that he was 11 years old, the relationship intensified. The two have spoken by phone, Instagram, Facebook and Kik. They also exchanged nude photos and participated in nude video chats. Carlton also kept journals of their relationship, where she wrote down her sexual fantasies about the boy. The boy told police that on two occasions, they participated in nude video chats. He revealed that Carlton sent him money and presents.
When the boy met a girlfriend of his age, he and Carlton continued to communicate. When the mother of the child found a credit card with the name of Carlton on it in his wallet, she contacted the police. Carlton was charged with trying to attract or seduce a child and 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She was booked into the Union County Jail, and her bail was set at $225,000. She has also been ordered to have no contact with the victim.