Sarasota County, Florida -- Detectives have arrested a 27-year-old married man who posed as a teen on Facebook in order to have sex with a minor.
Sarasota County detectives have arrested Seminole resident Andrew Brandt, also known as "Mike Berns", for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. Reportedly, Brandt created a Facebook account as "Mike Burns" to talk to young girls. He met the victim through Tagged.com and has been in a sexual relationship with her since March.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office took Brandy into custody on Thursday. He is charged with three counts of Lewd or Lascivious Battery on a Victim, and three counts of Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor.
Detectives in both counties are concerned there are additional victims who know Brandt as "Mike Berns" or "Andy Berns." Anyone with information about him should contact the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Section at 941.861.4900.