Stanford pediatrician pleads no contest for sending sexual messages to girl | News

A Stanford University pediatrician has pleaded guilty to sending sexual messages to a 16-year-old girl, San Mateo County prosecutors said.

Dylan Edward O’Connor. Courtesy of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Dylan Edward O’Connor, 35, a physician and clinical instructor at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, pleaded Tuesday (Nov. 23) to a charge of distributing pornography to a minor and could face up to three years in prison if convicted. convicted in February.

O’Connor, a resident of Redwood City, contacted the girl via social media and began sending pornographic photos of herself and asking for photos, prompting her to call the police, according to the San Mateo County office. District Attorneys.

The Redwood City Police Department took over communications with O’Connor, who wanted to meet her. An undercover cop arranged a meeting for February 5, 2021, and O’Connor arrived with a blanket and condoms. He was arrested on the 1800 block of El Camino Real in Redwood City and admitted to having a sex addiction, prosecutors said.

O’Connor, who remains out on bail, will be required to register as a sex offender. His attorney was not immediately available for comment on the case.

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