9/6/06 - Jason Mercer was arrested last night. Mercer lives in Thomasville on Gordon Avenue.
Police say someone notified authorities when they saw Mercer with children under the age of 16, acting inappropriately.
Officials say Mercer went to the Thomas County Sheriff's Office for questioning, where he confessed to the abuse. He's being charged with three counts of child molestation and two counts of enticement of a child.
Also, this morning, in an unrelated case, Fenley Gibson was arrested for child molestation in Thomas County.