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An ad posted by a man offering to pay for sex got a Galax man arrested when the person who answered his call turned out to be working undercover.
Galax police were contacted May 16 by a concerned citizen who saw an ad posted by someone offering to pay for sex.
Galax Police Chief Rick Clark said a female Galax police employee made contact with the suspect, who agreed to meet her.
Officers arrested Steven Shane Patrick, 40, of Galax and charged him with soliciting prostitution and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
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