Raleigh County man arrested on solicitation of minor charges

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A man has been arrested after trying to solicit a minor through Snapchat.

According to a criminal complaint, between April and August of this year, Douglas Humphrey had been asking a 14 year old girl to send explicit material through Snpachat. On August 26, 2020, Humphrey traveled from Beckley to Coal City to engage in sexual activities with the minor where officers arrested him.

Through an investigation, Humphrey admitted that he knew the juvenile was 14 years old, and still attempted to get her to film explicit content for him. Douglas Humphrey has been charged with solicitation of a minor. He is currently in Southern Regional Jail under a $75,000 bond.