Union City, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today assisted the Fairfax County, Virginia Police Department in executing a search warrant on a West Tennessee church and in arresting the church’s pastor.
Grady Evans, 34, of Union City, Tenn. was arrested on a fugitive warrant based on a Virginia warrant charging him with the use of a communications device to solicit a minor. Fairfax County detectives contacted the TBI Technical Services Unit, which houses TBI’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, to assist in the search and arrest of Evans. The search warrant for exploitation of a minor by electronic means was executed on the First Church of God located at 415 South Miles Avenue in Union City, Tenn. The Union City Police Department also assisted in the search and arrest.
Evans was booked in the Obion County Jail without bond and has waived extradition. He will be transported to Fairfax County, Virginia to face the charge.