Altamonte Springs Man Arrested In Brevard County For Traveling To Meet A Minor For Sex

By  //  July 25, 2015

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The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 59-year old Ross Edward Paulson of Altamonte Springs for soliciting the parent of a minor child for the purposes of having sexual relations with the child. (BCSO Image)

Suspect Charged With Computer Solicitation Of A Parent Or Guardian Of A Minor For Sex

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 59-year old Ross Edward Paulson of Altamonte Springs for soliciting the parent of a minor child for the purposes of having sexual relations with the child.

The suspect was charged with Computer Solicitation of a Parent or Guardian of a minor for sex.

Jones was transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on $40,000 bond.

The investigation began several weeks ago after Paulson began communicating via the Internet his intention to meet a young girl for a sexual relationship, according to Maj. Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

An undercover agent with the SORT Unit assumed the identity of a parent with a teenage child and continued the communication with Paulson.

A meeting was arranged at a prearranged location in Brevard County and Paulson was arrested after traveling from his residence in Altamonte Springs yesterday evening.

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Paulson arrived at the location with a camera and several outfits for the girl to wear during the encounter.

The suspect also brought a duffel bag that contained sex toys and drugs, which was seized by agents during the arrest, according to Maj. Goodyear.CRIMELINE-200

Anyone with information about this Investigation is asked to please call Brevard County Sheriff’s Office SORT Agent Mike Spadafora at 321-633-8407 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)

Those with information can also visit crimeline.org or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.


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