Snapchat leads to man's arrest in rape case

Man arrested for alleged rape case of a 13-year-old girl according to Grantsville City police in Utah.

A Grantsville, Utah man has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl after luring her to his home using Snapchat.

Dakota L. Parker, 29, is charged with rape of a child and sodomy of a child, which are first-degree felonies; and with sex abuse of a child and two counts of enticing a minor over the internet, second-degree felonies.

The girl told police she met Parker online he took her to his home in Grantsville on Sept. 27. Once there, "he gave her something and ... she woke up naked the next morning," according to court documents.

The girl told police that she had chatted with Parker on Snapchat, and she and her mother gave Grantsville City Police Detective Lydon Allred access to her account, according to the probable cause statement.

Allred then posed as the girl on Snapchat and agreed to another meeting with Parker.

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