VFD chief accused of online solicitation of a minor

SAN JACINTO CO., TX Allen Marcotte, chief of the Punkin-Evergreen Volunteer Fire Department in San Jacinto County, is accused of trying to have sex with a girl he found on Facebook. Sheriff's deputies arrested Marcotte early Friday on a charge of online solicitation of a minor.

A 16-year-old says Marcotte got her number off her Facebook page, sent her obscene texts and tried to get her to meet him to have sex.

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