Police in Raleigh say man sent explicit photo to 14-year-old girl's phone

From staff reportsFebruary 11, 2014 

— A man from Angier who turned 21 on Tuesday was being held on $150,000 bail on a charge from Raleigh police that he texted an explicit photo of himself to a 14-year-old girl last weekend.

Raleigh police arrested Addison Rae Thomas of 128 N. Dunn St. in Angier on Trawick Road on Raleigh on Monday evening.

An arrest warrant accuses him of disseminating obscene material to a minor and soliciting a child by an electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act.

In addition to the photo, the warrant stated, police believe Thomas sent the 14-year-old text messages trying to convince her to meet him to have sex.

Thomas was scheduled for a first court appearance Tuesday afternoon.

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