Meridian man charged with lewd conduct with a minor

newsroom@idahostatesman.comMay 23, 2014 

Delbert W. Gilpin


— Police have charged Delbert W. Gilpin, 50, of Meridian, with three felony counts of lewd conduct with a child under 16.

According to Boise Police, a citizen reported seeing suspicious activity involving two people in a parked car in an east Boise parking lot on April 29. A Boise school resource officer investigated and found the occupants of the car to be an older man and a child under age 16.

Officers found evidence the suspect and child first met online then agreed to meet in person at different locations.

The Boise Police Special Victim’s Unit, with assistance from officers with the Meridian Police Department, arrested the suspect at his Meridian home Wednesday night.

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