Officer Charged With Solicitation Of Minor

Posted at 9:58 PM, Dec 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-02 22:58:09-05

A corrections officer has been accused of sending text messages of a sexual nature to an underage girl.

Daniel Fanning, a 55-year-old Rutherford County corrections officer, was arrested in Wilson County.

Fanning has been charged with one count of solicitation of a minor and one count of soliciting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Authorities said the victim told her parents and her parents informed police officers.