Crimetracker: Man charged with soliciting minor

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Georgia man has been arrested for texting a minor messages of a sexual nature.

Arrest warrants show Steven A. Prest, of Georgia, was arrested and charged with Solicitation of a Minor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Warrants show officers were called to the Economy Inn in Pigeon Forge on the report of a sexual battery. Officers report finding sexually persuasive messages oh a phone from Prest. Warrants show that Prest did admit to sending the messages to the victim.

Prest was arrested and booked into the Sevier County jail on $57,000 bond.

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