Man Charged With Online Solicitation

January 30, 2016

Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, along with investigators from the Escambia and Okaloosa County sheriff’s offices today arrested William Burton Allen, 42, of 6774 Murphy Cassidy Road, Milton,  on one count of computer pornography online solicitation of a parent, one count of transmitting harmful material to a minor and one count of unlawful use of a two way communications device.

Allen  was arrested after soliciting an undercover FDLE agent, who he believed was the mother of a 14-year old female juvenile, for sex. Allen had been communicating with the undercover agent by email and text messages since October 2015.

Anyone with information concerning this investigation is urged to contact the FDLE Pensacola Regional Operations Center at (800) 226-8574.

Allen is being held in the Escambia County Jail with bond. The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, 1st Judicial Circuit.


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