Lubbock man indicted for online solicitation of a minor

Lubbock man indicted for online solicitation of a minor
Brad Shoals, 43, of Lubbock has been indicted on a charge of online solicitation of a minor. (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A man who has previously been convicted of injury to a child has been indicted on a charge of online solicitation of a minor.

Brad Shoals, 43, of Lubbock is currently in the Lubbock County Detention Center and his bail has been set at $75,000.

According to police reports, on July 8, 2018, Shoals is accused of soliciting a minor by texting sexually explicit messages requesting sexual activity with a child younger than 17.

He was convicted in May of 2000 for injury to a child. And he was also convicted of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in July of 2012.

A condition of his bond, once he is out of jail, is to stay a minimum of 500 feet away from the victim at all times, and have no unsupervised contact with minor children.

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