Friday, 15 November 2019 10:16

Police lieutenant indicted on sex charges

Nov. 15, 2019 – A Memphis police lieutenant has been indicted on felony charges of rape and sexual battery by an authority figure involving the 15-year-old daughter of an acquaintance, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Jeffrey Jones, 52, of Arlington has been booked and is free on $75,000 bond.
According to the indictments, sometime between December 2018 and May 2019 Jones sexually penetrated the girl without her consent in a home in Arlington.
The case is being handled by Asst. Dist. Atty. Devon Dennis of the DA’s Special Victims Unit which prosecutes cases of child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse of child victims; rape and aggravated rape of adult victims, and abuse of elderly and vulnerable adults.
SVU reviews child-victim cases with Shelby County’s multi-agency Child Protection Investigative Team.