Smith was released Tuesday (April 25) from the Washington County Detention Center after posting a ,000 bond.The child told police Smith sent texts in December 2015 threatening to release nude pictures of the child if the child didn’t agree to meet Smith for sex, according to the affidavit.In one exchange with Smith, the child asked “why can’t u get someone your age and not force them.” Smith, who later told police he’d met women for sex after texting them, replied, “I do get girls my own age.” The affidavit doesn’t disclose the child’s gender.Police were unable to confirm whether any nude photos were taken of the child.Wade Walls, a supervisor in the crimes against children unit, said Monday.
Smith was “noncommittal” when asked by investigators whether child pornography was stored on the devices.
Authorities will pay up to ,000 for information leading to the capture of David Dale Booth if they get help before the end of June.
Booth, 59, is wanted for a parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, according to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety. Booth, who once lived in Fort Worth but whose last known address was in Wichita Falls, was convicted in 1998 of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child and sexual contact involving an 8-year-old girl, the release said.
Booth is 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 195 pounds.
He has tattoos on his upper arms and has previously worked in the rail car repair industry. The app is currently available for i Phone users on the Apple App Store and for Android users on Google Play.