A Madison County man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to arrange a meeting to have sex with a 12-year-old girl.
Trevor J. Fillinger, 20, was arrested in an undercover police sting.
Authorities said that Fillinger sent a 12- year old sexual text messages and messages through a social media website.
According to court documents, the girl’s mother told authorities that she found messages about her daughter going over to Filllinger’s house to consume alcohol. A number of the text messages were sexually explicit.
He arranged a meeting with the girl, but the child's mother informed police, and they set up a sting.
Officers were waiting when Fillinger arrived at the location.
Filinger will have an initial appearance in Madison County Municipal Court. He is charged with gross sexual imposition.
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