KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A man from Claiborne County has been arrested in Kentucky after investigators say he attempted to meet up with a minor for sex.

Dale Crowe, 39. Photo: Bell County Ky Sheriff Department

Bell County, Kentucky, deputies responded Tuesday, Nov. 2, to a disturbance call where a woman stated a man was attempting to meet up with her daughter to have sexual relations.

Deputies made contact with Dale Crowe of Harrogate. Crowe, 39, admitted to investigators he was in the area to meet the underage victim. Messages on the victim’s Facebook account reviewed by investigators showed that Crowe made multiple sexual advances towards the victim.

Crowe was arrested and charged with prohibited use of an electronic device to procure a minor for sex offenses. He is currently being held at the Bell County Detention Center.

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