MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A Tennessee man was arrested after police say he tried to meet a teenage girl for sex at a hotel in Arkansas.
Jonesboro Police say on September 20, David Odom, a registered sex offender, texted a girl who he believed was 15 years old on social media and eventually started a sexual conversation between him and the teen.
According to police, Odom drove over two hours from Trenton, Tennessee to meet a teenager for sex at a hotel in Jonesboro on November 6. After Odom rented a room, detectives with the Internet Crimes Against Children Division and the SWAT team arrested him.
Odom, 57, was charged with internet stalking of a child. He is being held in the Craighead County Jail on a $1 million bond.