Columbia City man arrested after driving to Elkhart to have sex with a 14-year-old girl

ELKHART — A Columbia City man is accused of child solicitation charges in Elkhart County after communicating with an Elkhart County Sheriff's Department detective and driving to Elkhart to have sex with who he thought was a 14-year-old girl.

The communication took place beginning on May 1, after the detective posted a message on a social media site, according to court documents. Shortly after the message was posted, Chad King, a 44-year-old from Columbia City, began communicating with the detective and continued to do so from May 1 through May 5.

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