Anthony Matthew Gagliani, 48 of Thompson, was arrested this week after reports said he traveled to Rome to engage in sexual relations with a child.

Reports said that Gagliani met someone he thought to be a child online and engaged in sexual conversations with her.

Police stated that a location was arranged for them to meet up and have the sexual relations.

He was taken into custody at the meeting spot.  He was found to be in possession of meth and marijuana.  He was also located with additional drugs when he arrived at the Floyd County Jai.

Gagliani is charged with aggravated child molestation, computer use to seduce a child to commit a felony, obscene internet contact with child, possession of meth, possession of marijuana, driving on a suspended license and crossing a guard line with drugs.