A Vancouver man appeared Thursday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of arranging the prostitution of a teenage girl in 2012.Nicholas Darren Jay Moline, 20, faces a charge of promoting commercial sex abuse of a minor. Judge Scott Collier held him Thursday in lieu of $50,000 bail and appointed Vancouver attorney Tonya Rulli to defend him.Vancouver police received a report Feb. 13, 2012, of a 17-year-old girl who claimed she had been prostituted.The girl told police that she contacted Moline through Facebook and asked him to get her some drugs, according to a court affidavit. Moline allegedly arranged for her to have sex with a man who was willing to give her methamphetamine in exchange for a sexual favor.“Well, I can sell you,” Moline allegedly wrote, according to court records.He allegedly wrote, “I have a meth dealer who’s sittin’ on an ounce of meth, and he wants teenage girls.”The girl agreed to meet the dealer in a parking lot at Clark College, where she performed a sexual act on him in exchange for methamphetamine, according to court records.Vancouver police Detective Jason Mills interviewed Moline Jan. 2, and Moline admitted to prostituting the girl, according to court records.“Yeah, she asked me if I could find her a trick,” Moline told the detective, according to the affidavit. Moline claimed that he never found a trick for her and that “nothing ever came of it,” according to the affidavit.
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