The Orange County, Florida Sheriff’s Office arrested 23-year-oldMark Ray Bovard on Sunday for allegedly sending test messages to an eleven-year-old girl on the same day, offering to pay her to have sex with him.
Via text messages Mark arranged to come to the girl’s house, where deputies were waiting to arrest him. He has been charged with Attempted Sexual Battery on a Child Under 12, Soliciting a Minor Via the Internet and Traveling to Meet a Minor After Obscene Communication. Oh, by the way, this is in addition to the fact that he’s also been charged with Violation of Probation (Inmate Booking) and is being housed at the Orange County Jail at least until his arraignment.
He’s currently on probation for felony burglary and theft, both of which he pleaded guilty. He was sentenced to 16 days in jail and three years of probation in those cases. He has also been arrested in the past for possession of cocaine as well as lewd and lascivious behavior.