David P. Randon, 65, of Arlington Heights.

A 65-year-old man was arrested after officers caught him trying to meet up with a “child,” who was an undercover investigator, for sex acts in Lake Forest, authorities said.

Lake Forest police officers assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force developed intelligence that David P. Randon, 65, of Arlington Heights, was seeking to have conversations with juveniles, according to a police report.

Investigators confirmed that Randon was using a chat phone application to have conversations with whom he believed was a 15‐year‐old girl but was actually an investigator with ICAC.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Tyler Dyson said during a bond hearing that Randon discussed sex acts that he would commit with the child while talking with her online.

The chat progressed and Randon asked to meet up with the 15‐year‐old girl for the purpose of committing a sexual act, the report said.

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Randon agreed to meet up at a location in Lake Forest around 9:30 p.m. on May 5.

The report said Randon showed up at the meeting location and was met by police officers, who arrested the man and were able to obtain a confession.

Dyson said that Randon showed up to the meetup with liquor and condoms.

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and approved charges of indecent solicitation of a minor, a Class 3 felony, and traveling to meet a child, a Class 3 felony.

Randon was transported to the Lake County Jail.

Dyson asked the court during a bond hearing to impose a minimum bond of $250,000, calling the offense “very disturbing.”

Lake County Judge Janelle Christensen ordered Randon held on a $500,000 bond.

Randon has since been released from the jail after posting 10% of his bond.