Police: Paradise man used Facebook to solicit minors

May 28, 2014 5:18 PM

The Paradise Police Department arrested a 22-year-old man on Monday for allegedly using Facebook to extort a minor into performing sex acts.

Paradise Police arrested Jordan James Kirby Monday after a two month investigation with the FBI.

Kirby allegedly used three different Facebook profiles to contact more than 400 women, adults and minors, the majority of whom were from Butte County. Police say Kirby would solicit sex acts and nude photographs.

Kirby was interviewed Monday by Paradise Police and an FBI special agent. After the interview, Kirby was arrested for three counts of oral copulation with a person under the age of 16, three counts of oral copulation accomplished by coercion; one count of sodomy of a person under 16, and one count of sodomy accomplished by coercion.

Kirby was also arrested for violation of probation.

Anyone who may be a victim or may have information regarding this investigation should contact the Paradise Police Department at (530) 872-6161.


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