Tennessee Man Charged For Child Sex Solicitation

MT. VERNON — A Tennessee Man is in the Jefferson County Justice Center on a $40,000 bond after being formally charged Tuesday with Class 3 Felony indecent solicitation of a child and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The charge alleges that 36 year old Joshua Banks of Memphis, Tennessee, solicitated a child under the age of 17 years of age to perform a sexual act, a charge that could be punishable by up to five years in prison.  The misdemeanor charge alleges Banks knowingly solicited sex from a minor. A preliminary hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. June 28.