Mississippi man allegedly tries to meet minor in Vidalia, Louisiana for sex, instead gets arrested
Published 1:01 pm Monday, May 16, 2022
VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Cyber Crime Unit initiated yet another arrest for computer-aided solicitation of a juvenile, this time involving a 37-year-old man from Bolton, Mississippi, located roughly 20 minutes outside of Jackson, who attempted to drive from there to Vidalia, La. to meet a child for sexual purposes.
According to a news release from CPSO, the Cyber Unit began investigating a case on May 1, where a subject, believed to be Chase Jordan, 37, initiated contact with a minor online.
He reportedly, “immediately began conversations soliciting the minor for sexually explicit photos, attempting to set up a date and time to meet.”
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He additionally sent numerous lewd photos and videos of himself, continuing to make contact for two weeks. During the investigation, detectives were able to positively identify Jordan as a suspect through his social media app, the release states.
Jordan reportedly made plans to meet the child in Vidalia on Sunday. However, he was met by CPSO detectives instead of a child and was immediately taken into custody.
He has been charged with computer-aided solicitation of a minor and indecent behavior with juveniles.
Concordia Parish Sheriff David Hedrick thanked the Vidalia Police Department’s Patrol Division for their assistance in the arrest.