JCSO Press Release: 10/24/2013
Pictured: Damien Anderson Bryant
Jones County Sheriff’s Office Arrests 18 Year Old For Statutory Rape
On the morning of October 23rd, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office received information from Jones Senior High School staff and a concerned parent, about an apparent inappropriate relationship between an 18 year old and a 14 year old. The Jones County DSS deputy was called in to investigate the complaint. As a result of his findings, an arrest was made later that evening.
Damien Anderson Bryant, 18 of 1168 Hwy 41 East, Trenton, was arrested and charged with Statutory Rape of a Person Who is 13,14 or 15 Years Old, by a Defendant who Is More than Four, but less than Six Years Older than the Victim(F), as well as with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile(M). Mr. Bryant is currently in the custody of the Jones County Detention Center under a $50,000 Secured Bond.
Note: The charge of Statutory Rape of a Person Who is 13,14 or 15 Years Old, by a Defendant who Is More than Four, but less than Six Years Older than the Victim, is a Class C Felony.
~JCSO Public Information Officer