Mercer County man accused of soliciting a teenager


(Press Release) As a result of an undercover investigation conducted by Detective-Sergeant Steven A. Sommers,(WV Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force) Shawn Marcano (29 years of age) of Bluefield, WV was arrested in Princeton on October 15, 2015.

During the investigation Shawn Marcano had been in contact with a person he believed to be a 15 year old girl during which time he described sexual acts he wished to perform with the girl.
On October 15, 2015, Shawn Marcano attempted to meet the person he believed to be a 15 year old girl in Princeton, WV and was taken into custody by Detective-Sergeant Steven A. Sommers and Detective J. D. Ellison.
Shawn Marcano was charged with Solicitation of a child via a computer and placed in the Southern Regional Jail to await arraignment.

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