Crime

Anderson County volunteer firefighter charged with seeking sex with a minor

An Anderson County volunteer firefighter was arrested Monday on a charge of using a computer to contact a minor for sex, according to a news release from the attorney general's office.

Bruce Shane Meece, 29, is accused of sending electronic messages to an undercover cybercrimes unit officer who was posing as a minor, according to the Kentucky attorney general's office.

The messages showed that he was trying to engage in illegal sexual acts, according to the attorney general's office.

Meece was arrested at his home in Lawrenceburg, according to the attorney general's office. His charge is a class D felony and could carry a sentence of up to five years.

Meece is at the Franklin County jail on a $10,000 cash bond, according to the attorney general's office.

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