19-year-old charged for soliciting minor through text messages

Daniel Deck Gibson, 19 (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Daniel Deck Gibson, 19 (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

LORIS, SC (WMBF) A 19-year-old Loris man is behind bars for criminal solicitation of a minor after police say he sent vulgar texts to a 12-year-old girl.

Daniel Deck Gibson, 19, of Loris was arrested Tuesday evening and booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center were he faces charges for criminal solicitation of a minor.

Gibson reportedly began calling and sending vulgar text messages to a 12-year-old girl in December of 2011, but the messages ceased only days after they began, according to the police report obtained by WMBF News.

The victim reported that the behavior began again on March 22, and that Gibson was again sending inappropriate messages and requests to her cell phone.

The reports says the victim tried hanging up on the suspect when he would call, but the texts would continue, asking for photos of her though the victim says Gibson knew how young she was.

The report further states that Gibson provided photos to the victim of himself having intercourse with a 13-year-old in his truck.

Gibson remains incarcerated in J. Reuben Long Detention Center Wednesday with no bond.

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