The Utah National Guard confirms that Richfield-based recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Wade Argyle, was arrested May 4 and booked into Sevier County Jail on suspicion of solicitation of a minor via text messages.
The UNG said that Argyle has been a full-time recruiter for seven years, and that he joined the Utah Guard in 1999.
The UNG said they were cooperating fully with authorities, and have turned over Argyle's government-issued computer and mobile phone to investigators.
The UNG said Argyle has been placed on paid administrative leave and will have no involvement in recruiting activities and no access to Utah Guard facilities during the investigation.
----Information from: The Utah National Guard.