Officials in Brown County arrest eight men on child solicitation charges including a Bedford man

BROWN CO. – Members of the Brown County Sheriff’s Department along with the Brown County Prosecutors Office and Covenant Rescue Group conducted an operation to help combat sex and human trafficking.

Officials targeted those who were preying on underage children. Officers arrested eight over a three-night period.

The following men were arrested including Paul Ray Solt Jr., of Bedford. He was charged with child solicitation.

Should you have any questions concerning this operation or any arrests please contact Detective Brian Shrader at 812-988-6655 ext. 1342 or by email at