NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Portland Police Department, has resulted in the arrest of a Sumner County man.

TBI Agents received information via a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual was receiving images of child pornography through social media. During the course of the investigation, Agents determined that the accounts involved belonged to an adult male and an underage female. The adult male was identified as Erik Wayne Wix (DOB 10/7/82).

On Thursday, Agents executed a search warrant at Wix’s residence. He was arrested and charged with three counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, three counts of Soliciting Sexual Exploitation of a Minor by Electronic Means, and three counts of Aggravated Statutory Rape. He was booked into the Sumner County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

Erik Wix

Advertisements