Deputies allege man used Facebook to solicit juvenile girls

Christopher Minerd faces multiple charges
Feb. 28, 2013 @ 12:03 PM


The Davidson County Sheriff's Office allege that a Lexington man was using Facebook to solicit juvenile girls.

Christopher Minerd, 21, of 1356 Jersey Church Road, faces multiple charges.

According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, the Lexington Police Department in December 2012 stopped Minerd's vehicle for a traffic violation. At that time, the 14-year-old juvenile with him alleged that she had been in a sexual relationship with Minerd.

Minerd was arrested and charged with six counts of statutory rape and three counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Additional charges were filed in Feburary. Evidence obtained from a search warrant of revealed that Minerd had been using Facebook to contact several juveniles.

Minerd was charged with soliciting a juvenile to commit an unlawful sex act with a 13-year-old victim and soliciting a juvenile to commit an unlawful sex act with a 14-year-old victim.

Minerd is currently in the Davidson County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond with a court date of March 25.