DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Dickson man is behind bars after police say he tried to meet up with a 9-year-old girl for sex.
Police said they got a tip on June 9 in reference to an adult using Snapchat to contact a 9-year-old girl. The message sent to the girl was of a sexual nature and indicated the man wanted to meet the girl to have sex.
Officers said the man, now identified as 23-year-old Darian Helm, promised to bring the girl vanilla ice cream. Thunder Alley was established as the meeting location.
According to police, Helm was intercepted in Nashville. They found a cup of vanilla ice cream in the car with him.
Helm was charged with human trafficking for sexual servitude and solicitation of a minor.
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