BAY COUNTY< Fla. Panama City Beach police say they've arrested a Panama City man for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor using the internet.
Officers say 33-year old Richard Edman Philyaw had contact with what he thought as a 13-year old girl on a social media site. They say he arranged to meet the girl at the Majestic Condominiums to have sex.
Tthe girl turned out to be an undercoverBbeach police officer.
Philyaw is charged with traveling to meet a minor for unlawful sexual activity and unlawful use of a 2-way communications device.
Elsewhere, Springfield police say they've arrested a 73-year old man on child sex charges. Bobby Gene Hayes is charged with 3-counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child under 12.
Police say someone called them saying they'd caught Hayes in the act of committing a sex act on the child. They say he also admitted to the same thing on 2-previous occasions.
If convicted he could get life in prison.
And finally, a local judge has adjusted the bond of a local man facing child porn charges. Authorities arrested 50-year old Darius Goodin on December 18th, charging him with 16-counts of possession of sexual performance of a child.
Goodin, who is a Civilian Engineer at Naval Support Activity, has served as the program coordination for the base's summer partnership program.
He supervised some of the area's brightest high school students who are elected to work at the base for 8-weeks each summer.
Goodin's arraignment is scheduled for next month but he is not expected to attended the proceeding.