Three men were arrested and charged with online solicitation of a minor. Two of the individuals were also charged with evading arrest detention and one of the men was charged with possession of child pornography.
Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with agents from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Collin County Sheriff’s Office, made three arrests, of those 3 arrests, Alex Austra, of Sherman, Allen Reshad Hall, of Sulphur Springs and Nicholas Rashawn Johnson, of Rowlett, were all arrested for online solicitation of minor.
Nicholas Rashawn Johnson was charged with Online Solicitation of Minor, Evading Arrest Detention and five counts of Possession of Child Pornography; Johnson’s bonds were set, totaling $555,000.
Alex Austra was charged with Online Solicitation of Minor, Evading Arrest Detention; Austra’s bonds were set, totaling $105,000.
Allen Reshad Hall was charged with Online Solicitation of Minor; Hall’s bonds were set, totaling $50,000.
According to the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, during the operation, electronic devices were seized that were used by these individuals to commit their crimes. The investigation in to these three individuals is still ongoing.