LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police say a Louisville man hired a hit man to carry out a murder in Florida.

Clifton Ray Geary, 50, was arrested for solicitation to murder June 26.

Police say he attempted to hire someone to kidnap, hurt and kill the victim if he did not receive $600,000.

Police say the subject was expected to drive to Florida to commit the crime.

Geary faced arraignment Tuesday at Metro Corrections where he remains on $50,000 cash bond.