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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Investigation and Arrest for Child Solicitation

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Contact: Lt. Brian Phillips           

  November 6th, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         blphillips@Lafayette.in.gov

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (765) 807-1224



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. 

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