By: WCTV Eyewitness News
December 6, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A New Jersey man has been arrested in Tallahassee, accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a 15-year-old girl.
Julio DeJesus, 36, was taken into custody on Tuesday.
According to arrest documents, an investigation was launched in January after the mother of a 15-year-old girl reported that her daughter had been messaged on a mobile app by an older man.
Detectives located several explicit messages on the teen's phone and traced them back to DeJesus, a Jersey City resident.
Following an investigation, a warrant was signed fort Dejesus' arrest in July.
DeJesus was arrested Tuesday in Leon County and charged with solicitation of a minor. He is being held in the Leon County Detention Facility on $20,000 bond.