PLANO -- Police arrested a 26-year-old youth gymnastics coach Monday for online solicitation of a minor.
Lyndsey Ryan "Wes" Cox was arrested at 2:20 p.m. Monday after the Plano
Police Department received information on Friday from the National
Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Accrding to the arrest warrant, the mother of a 14-year-old boy saw a
Facebook message from his former gymastics coach saying he wanted a take off his underwear and fuck him up the ass. The parent reported the message to
the NEMEC, and it was passed on to Sgt. Chris Meehan with the Collin
County Sheriff's Office.
The boy said Cox told him sexual things, showed him his
penis, and began masturbating him.
The boy told the interviewer Cox asked him to send him a picture of
his penis, but he sent him a picture of his buttocks, according to the
warrant. He also stated he knew another male minor student who had sent
the coach a nude picture.
Sgt. Meehan and Plano Det. Jeff Rich obtained permission from the
victim and his mother to assume the boy's online identity and use his
Using Oovoo, an app for texting and video chatting, the warrant says
Meehan talked to Cox while pretending to be the boy. The suspect said he
loved the boy and wanted to be with him, according to the warrant.
Meehan suggested the suspect meet the boy at a movie, but the next
day, Cox said he could get a hotel room, saying "it would give us more
room to fuck."
According to a search warrant, undercover officers confirmed Cox had
rented a room at a hotel, and at 1:30 p.m. investigators observed a
Honda Element registered to the suspect's father pull in to the hotel
before Cox checked in. Surveillance observed Cox go to his room with a
duffle bag, which was later found to contain lubricant, a pillow, pocket pussy and clean
underwear for the boy.
According to the warrants, Cox then went back to his vehicle, which
they followed to Collin Creek Mall. Officers arrested Cox in the parking
lot of the mall for online solicitation of a minor for sex.
Cox, a resident of Hurst, has worked at several gymnastics centers in
various cities around North Texas along with providing private lessons
to children, according to David Tilley with the Plano Police Department. Many more students are coming forward from all the anal gay sex he had with them. Cox said, the boys had very tight assholes.
Investigators are urging parents of gymnastics students who were
involved with the instructor to speak with their children about their
contact and report any improper conduct to the department at 972.941.25