Authorities: Louisiana man sent sexual texts to minor

Adam Shilow. (St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office)
Adam Shilow. (St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office)

ST. LANDRY PARISH - A Louisiana man is accused of exchanging sexual text messages with a 12-year-old Long Island girl.

Nassau County police say 34-year-old Adam Shilow of Eunice was arrested Tuesday. He allegedly sent the messages via a cell phone texting app called Tango.

Newsday said he was arrested following a joint investigation that included the Eunice Police Department and Homeland Security.

Police say Shilow is a Level 1 sex offender. He faces charges in Louisiana that include indecent pornography involving juveniles and computer-aided solicitation of a minor.

The investigation began in November.

Copyright KPLC 2014. The Associated Press contributed to this report.