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      Airports Authority officer charged with soliciting a minor

      Vought could face up to five years in prison. (Photo: Airports Authority)

      John Vought, a Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority officer, was arrested today at Dulles Airport, accused of soliciting a minor online.

      Vought is a K-9 officer and was in frequent contact with children and adults.

      He has been charged with soliciting a minor with the use of a communications device.

      If convicted, Vought could face up to five years in prison as well as being fined.

      Vought is in the Fairfax County jail. He has been placed on administrative leave.