LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - After the Texas Department of Public Safety conducted an online solicitation of a minor sting in Lufkin, they arrested a 56-year-old man on a second-degree felony charge Tuesday.
Gayle William Gordon, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a second-degree prostitution solicitation of a minor charge. No bail amount has been set for his charge yet.
According to a press release, special agents with the DPS Criminal Investigation Division communicated with Gordon through social media During the course of the conversation, Gordon allegedly agreed to pay for sex with a minor.
At that point, undercover agents set up a meeting location in Lufkin and waited for Gordon to arrive, the press release stated. When he showed up, DPS special agents arrested him and took him to the county jail.