PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- Officials with Tempe Police say a 41-year-old is accused of paying cash in exchange for having sex with kids.
According to a statement, Kenneth Edward Nelson was arrested at his New River Home at around noon on Thursday. Officials say an investigation revealed that Nelson agreed to meet up with a 14-year-old girl, and pay $500 in cash for the purpose of having a sexual encounter with her for an hour. In addition, Nelson also sought sexual encounters with children as young as infant to 10 years of age, and agreed to pay additional money for sex with those children.
Nelson, officials say, is a registered sex offender. He is facing child sex trafficking and sexual conduct with a minor charges.