BEND, OR -- A Prineville man is accused of having a sexual encounter with a 15-year-old at a Bend hotel on Valentine's Day. Bend police say 42-year-old Christopher Michael Stout found the teen on the social media site “Tumblr” before the two arranged to meet at the Double Tree Hotel on February 14. After the encounter, he allegedly made several other attempts to contact the victim.
On Tuesday, Police arrested Stout at his home on SW Second Street in Prineville, and seized numerous pieces of evidence during the execution of a search warrant. He's charged with a total of 74 counts: 46 counts of Luring, 20 counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the Second Degree, four counts of Using a Child in the Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct, and two counts each of Sex Abuse in the Third Degree and Sodomy in the Third Degree.