NWGA Scanner | January 21st, 2022

Temple man arrested in undercover child predator sex sting in Floyd

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, Investigators continued to conduct proactive investigations to find child predators who use social media platforms to find children for sex. The Investigator reported, “[I] was posing as a 14-year-old girl online for the purposes of identifying child predators. While doing so, [I] began receiving messages from a man later identified as Julian Eugene Ford, 25 of Temple. According to the report, Ford sent numerous nude photographs of himself while discussing sexual acts he wished to perform with the child. The report, Advised that Ford stated about how he wanted to meet up with the child. According to Floyd County Jail records Ford was transported from Haralson County and booked into the jail on January 10th, 2022, on warrants for obscene internet contact with a child, electronically furnishing obscene materials to a child and use of a computer to solicit a child to commit a felony.