McDowell Co. man arrested for soliciting a minor on Facebook

Local - 10/2/2013 10:09 AM by Nadine Grimley
HENSLEY - A McDowell County man was arrested after deputies said he was soliciting a minor on Facebook.

Scotty Eugene Hicks, 20, of Hensley, was charged with five counts of soliciting a minor by a computer.  According to Sheriff Martin West, Hicks was taken into custody Tuesday after an investigation into a complaint the department received on September 1.  West said that detectives also found child pornography images in Hick's personal computer.  More charges were pending following further investigation.

Hicks was placed in the McDowell County Holding Unit until his transport to Southwestern Regional Jail.  He's held on a $50,000 cash only bond.


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