Bluefield Man Arrested For Trying To Solicit A Minor

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Tyler Barker

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - A Bluefield man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to solicit a minor.

On June 1, 2019, Jacob Adams, 26, of Bluefield, WV was arrested by Detective-Sergeant Steven A. Sommers with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and the WV Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for solicitation of a minor via a computer.

Jacob Adams had attempted to meet a person he believed to be 15 years of age after having conversations that were sexual in nature over the Internet.

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Bluefield Man Arrested For Trying To Solicit A Minor

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BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – A Bluefield man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to solicit a minor.

On June 1, 2019, Jacob Adams, 26, of Bluefield, WV was arrested by Detective-Sergeant Steven A. Sommers with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and the WV Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for solicitation of a minor via a computer.

Jacob Adams had attempted to meet a person he believed to be 15 years of age after having conversations that were sexual in nature over the Internet.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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