Altamonte Springs Man Arrested In Brevard County For Traveling To Meet A Minor For Sex
By Space Coast Daily // July 25, 2015
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.
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.
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.