The Sacramento Bee
John M. Ballard, 36, of Dayton, Nevada was arrested Wednesday afternoon in a midtown motel onsex charges. He had made arrangement to meet an undercover police detective who was posing on theInternet as a pedophile, at the motel where the detective was to bring a juvenile female. Ballardwas booked on three counts of attempted child molestation and attempted production of childpornography and is being held in the Sacramento County jail in lieu of $600,000 bail. He isscheduled to be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. today.