New Market cop 43-year old Joseph Ray Miller was arrested May 3 for solicitation of a minor after trying to arrange sex with a minor under the age of 13, according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation press release.
Investigators developed information that indicated Miller tried to arrange sexual activities with a minor under 13.
Detectives revealed through their investigation that Miller intended to pay money to engage in sexual activities, which he attempted to arrange through another adult, who would also receive money for making the arrangement.
Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, along with investigators from the 4th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Knoxville Police Department, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the 4th Judicial District Attorney General's Office conducted the investigation into Miller, according to WSMV.
TBI agents, along with the Tennessee Highway patrol arrested Miller on Friday on one count of solicitation of a minor.
He was booked into the Jefferson County jail after his arrest.
His bond is expected to be set at his next court appearance.