Man arrested for soliciting 15-year-old

Billy Jason Rigsby, 36, of Altoona, was arrested May 14 and charged with electronic solicitation of a child and traveling to meet a minor for an immoral sex act, according to Gardendale police Detective Kyle Pannell.

Rigsby had traveled to Jefferson County where he was arrested and authorities say he was there to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex. As of Tuesday, Rigsby remained in the Jefferson County Jail on a $90,000 bond.

According to an article on, Rigsby was a board member and Susan Moore representative for the Blount County Youth Basketball League.