Tinder date gone wrong: man claims he didn’t know girl was a minor


Guam – In this digital age many aspects of life are carried out over social media, like meeting new people, dating and even “hook-ups.” But for one man who appears to have be looking for a good time his turn to social media has landed him in jail.

Authorities this morning announced the arrest of Ryan Michael Pulik, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year old minor he met on the social media dating site called Tinder.

Guam Police Department (GPD) Spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, the report came from the Air Force Office of Special Investigation on December 20th. Working together authorities tracked down Pulik for an interview.

During the questioning detectives say Pulik indicated that on December 18th, he and the female victim were communicating through Tinder. They allegedly made arrangements to meet at a predetermined location and then Pulik took the minor to his home where they had consensual sex.

According to police Pulik was adamant that he did not know she was a minor, telling police that she claimed to be an adult prior to them meeting.

He was arrested on charges of 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct; f4th degree criminal sexual conduct; jurisdiction over an adult and custodial interference.

He was booked and confined.

This case has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.