Wake man used computer to solicit sex from 15-year-old girl, police charge

Marcus James Heil
Marcus James Heil CCBI

A 27-year-old man who lives in Willow Spring was arrested by Raleigh police Saturday on charge of having solicited a 15-year-old girl online for sex last November.

An arrest warrant that police obtained Saturday accuses Marcus James Heil of soliciting a child by computer. That is a felony,

According to the charge, the solicitation happened between Nov. 11 and 13.

The charge says Heil knew or he should have known, that the girl was under 16.

The girl lives in Raleigh and is 15, and the solicitation was reported to city police, spokeswoman Laura Hourigan said Monday.

Heil was held on $20,000 bail pending a court appearance.