NC restaurant owner charged with solicitation of minors
ROXBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police say a restaurant owner offered to pay at least five teenage employees for sexual acts.
Roxboro Police Department Lt. Chris Dickerson told news outlets 32-year-old Thomas Carl Adler is charged with five counts of solicitation of prostitution of a minor.
The department says that since 2012, Alder paid or offered to pay 15-to 17-year-old employees for oral sex. News outlets report at least one of those solicitations happened at the restaurant, Clarksville Station.
Authorities are still investigating and say they believe there could be more victims.
Adler is being held in jail on a $250,000 bond.