For Immediate Release Contact: Lt. Brian Phillips
November 6th, 2018 blphillips@Lafayette.in.gov
Lafayette Police Make Arrest for Child Solicitation
On October 16th, 2018 the Lafayette Police Department received information about child solicitation from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that was occurring in Lafayette. Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department, in conjunction with the Tippecanoe County High Tech Crime Unit investigated the information.
On November 5th, 2018 Adam Christopher Avila was arrested for child solicitation, sexual misconduct with a minor, and possession of child pornography.
Lt. Brian Phillips
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.