ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - An airman at Kirtland Air Force Base has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a child for sex.
Kirtland officials confirm Darin Slater, 26, is a staff sergeant with the 58th Special Operations Wing.
He's originally from Washington state.
Albuquerque police arrested Slater on Wednesday after they say he started talking online with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl.
Undercover officers say Slater then started a conversation about sex and arranged to meet the girl. When he showed up he was arrested.
The girl was actually an undercover officer.
At last report he remained in the Bernalillo County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond, according to online jail records.