One Arrested in Undercover Sex Sting

Walton County, Fla. - A Polk County man is behind bars after soliciting sex with a minor following an undercover sting by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit, officials wrote in a news release.


The incident began in October when an investigator using a persona of a juvenile girl was contacted by Donald Grantland Morrow III of Lakeland, Florida. These chats consisted of Morrow saying he wanted to have sex with what he believed to be a 13-year-old girl.


During the course of these conversations Morrow described several sexual acts he wanted to perform.  Morrow also sent pictures of him naked and requested naked pictures of the girl. During the chats, he said also said he would be willing to drive to Walton County and rent a hotel room for them.


The Walton County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to locate and arrest Morrow. He is charged with using a computer to solicit a child, two counts of transmitting harmful material to a minor and using a two-way communication device to facilitate a felony.

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