Couple arrested in online sex sting arraigned

Couple arrested in online sex sting arraigned
Robert Dean Mitchell (Source: Justin Hawkins, WAVE 3 News)
Robert Dean Mitchell (Source: Justin Hawkins, WAVE 3 News)
Stephanie Smith (Source: Justin Hawkins, WAVE 3 News)
Stephanie Smith (Source: Justin Hawkins, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The two people charged with soliciting a minor for sex have made their first court appearances.

Stephanie Smith and Robert Mitchell, both of Elizabethtown, are both facing multiple charges after police say they arrived at an Eastern Jefferson County location to meet a minor for sex.

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During their arraignment, Smith confirmed that she and Mitchell are engaged. The judge ordered Mitchell and Smith not to have contact with each other, minors, the internet or a computer.

Smith and Mitchell are each being held on $25,000 cash bond and will be back in court July 21.

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