A 47-year old Swedesboro, New Jersey Indian Amish Jayant Patel was arrested January 5, 2020 after he traveled to Rhode Island to allegedly engage in sexual activity with a person he believed to be a 9th grade girl.
Amish Jayant Patel allegedly befriended and communicated with a person he thought to be a 14-year-old 9th grade girl from Rhode Island online and sent photographs of himself and sexually explicit pictures.
And, the 47-year old NJ Indian Amish Jayant Patel allegedly arranged to meet the 14-year-old girl in Rhode Island on January 5, 2020 to engage in illicit sexual activity.
According to court documents:
when Patel arrived at T.F. Green Airport on Sunday he was followed by undercover law enforcement officers and agents as he deplaned, he traveled to a local liquor store where he purchased alcohol, and then to a pre-determined location where he was expecting to meet with the 14-year-old girl. He was arrested without incident.
Amish Jayant Patel was arrested by Rhode Island State Police and Homeland Security Investigations and the person he was actually communicating with was a Rhode Island State Police Detective assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Charges Against Patel
Swedesboro, NJ Indian Amish Jayant Patel was charged with:
* Travel in interstate commerce to engage in illicit sexual conduct
Amish Jayant Patel appeared in U.S. District Court in Providence, RI on Monday January 6, 2020 and was ordered detained.
The charges against 47-year old Amish Jayant Patel are mere accusations and he must be presumed innocent until proven guilty.