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Cops: These 2 men wanted to have sex with a 13-year-old girl

Craig Harfield
Craig Harfield

There never was a woman named Vicky with a 13-year-old daughter in Key West who she was willing to offer up for sex with grown men.

But the fictional craigslist ads posted Tuesday led to the arrests of two Lower Keys men now facing felony charges after agents said they separately engaged in a series of e-mails expressing explicit sex plans with the child, and showing up to meet with who they thought was her mother, according to arrest reports released Friday by Key West police.

Thursday, U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents arrested William Baker, 41, of Key West at 12:50 p.m. at Burger King, N. 2120 Roosevelt Blvd.

Craig Harfield, 60, of Big Pine Key was arrested about the same time at a Subway restaurant, 817 Peacock Plaza in Key West.

Each man arrived at the locations believing he was to meet Vicky, a woman with an underage daughter, but instead was immediately handcuffed and taken to the federal agency's office, reports say.

The suspects can't say they weren't warned about meeting up with an underage girl.

The original craiglist ad posted by Special Agent Daniel Wise of the Homeland Security office in Key West warned not to contact "sassyprincess305 at Google" because the girl in a flagged post was a minor.

"She showed up and was definitely underage," the agent typed. "I wanted to put it out there so no one would get in trouble."

Harfield allegedly admitted he wanted to have sex with the 13-year-old and had three condoms and a packet of lubricant inside his plastic bi-fold wallet, the reports state.

"Harfield said he enjoys role playing and wanted to teach the 13-year-old how to strip her clothing and engage in oral sex," agents wrote.

Baker and Harfield each face two felony counts of obscene communication for allegedly agreeing in e-mail with the agent -- who was posing online as the mother of the 13-year-old girl -- to have sex with the child, according to the arrest reports.

"I'm very kinky," agents say Harfield typed in one e-mail. "I love doing rape play," he allegedly wrote in another. "I can be a daddy figure or a friend."

Asked by the arresting agents if he had any questions, Baker replied, "No, you have all my e-mails," according to the arrest report.

Nothing in the reports indicates the two men know each other.

Baker pulled up to the Burger King in his plumbing company-issued work truck, agents said.

Both Baker and Harfield remained jailed without bond Friday afternoon at the county jail on Stock Island.

Harfield, who is listed in jail records as a truck driver in Marathon, in 2009 was refereeing Monroe County youth sports games with his wife, Susan Harfield

Originally from North Dakota, Harfield and his wife moved to the Keys in 2006 when she got a project post with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and later taught at Florida Keys Community College.

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