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Crookston man charged in Ramsey County, N.D., Internet luring sting

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CROOKSTON - A Crookston man nabbed in an Internet sting is accused of having sexual online chats with a Ramsey County (N.D.) deputy posing as an underage girl.


Gerald Steven Pride, 36, had offered to pay the "girl" for sexual acts, according to a criminal complaint.

Pride was arrested July 3 when he showed up at a meeting place in Devils Lake. The complaint says Pride told officers: "You got me; I knew this was going to happen."

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