Jimmy Wade Bowen, 46 of Rome, was arrested in Rome after reports said he traveled to an unspecified location to meet up with a minor to have sexual relations.

Reports stated that Bowen sent graphic photos and engaged in graphic sexual conversations with someone he thought to be under the age of 16 years.

Police said he was taken into custody at a location that was arranged for him to commit child molestation and sodomy.

Bowen is charged with two counts electronically furnishing obscene materials to a minor, two counts sexually explicit conduct of a minor, obscene internet contact with a child and criminal attempt to commit a felony.