From The Tribune staff reports
TARRANT — A Tarrant man is facing serious charges after being arrested by Homewood Police Department on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
According to jail records, Gabriel Jesus Mendez-Frances, 20, is charged with traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act and child solicitation by computer-electronic solicitation of a child.
Mendez-Frances posted $90,000 in bonds and was released from the Jefferson County Jail three hours after he was booked.
According to an admin on the What’s Happening in Tarrant Facebook page, Mendez-Frances was previously a moderator for the page. He has since been removed from that role on the page. Mendez-Frances has been active in city matters and has live-streamed city council meetings on the page.
Mendez-Frances is considered innocent until proven guilty.