Denton law enforcement recently revealed that a former sergeant with the Denton County Sheriff’s Office was arrested due to violation of child sex law. The man’s arrest occurred due to a joint investigation between the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. The man was promptly terminated from his position at the Sheriff’s office. Charged with online solicitation of a minor, the man was detained in the Tarrant county jail. Online solicitation of a minor is a serious charge in the state of Texas that involves a person who commits sexual abuse against minors originating with activity on the internet. Being convicted of these charges can result in serious penalties, including lengthy prison sentences, which is why it is important that people in this situation obtain the assistance of strong legal representation.
Texas Laws Concerning Online Solicitation of a Minor