Surgeon accused of online solicitation of minor rearrested on bond violation charges


HOUSTON – A surgeon from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston was rearrested on online solicitation of a minor charges, Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's office confirmed Thursday.

Shawn Paul Robinson, who is on administrative leave from his heart specialization fellowship with UTMB, was arrested for violating the conditions of the bond from his previous arrest in August. He was rearrested on Nov.7 for violating his bond by being online on social media and for not obtaining a GPS device within 7 days of his prior bond being set.

Robinson was one of eight people arrested in the latest online solicitation of a minor sting coordinated by the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's office and the Houston police along with nine other local agencies and the Secret Service.

Robinson, 38, posted a $15,000 bond for his August arrest and the Constable's office confirmed he has posted bond for his latest arrest. Robinson then posted a $50,000 bond after the latest arrest.

This is a developing story. KPRC will produce updates as they become available.