A staff attorney for Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has been arrested on a child solicitation and was immediately fired.
Chase Tristian Espy, 36, is charged with child solicitation by computer/electronic solicitation of a child, which is a Class B felony.
Espy, a Birmingham attorney and former deputy general counsel in the Office of Governor, was booked into the Jefferson County Jail at 9:28 p.m. Wednesday, according to jail records.
The Vestavia Hills resident was released from lockup at 1:56 a.m. Thursday after posting $30,000 bond.