Press Release: Leon County Sheriff's Office
On June 10, 2013, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation in reference to 29 year old Zachary T. Jones enticing a teen-aged girl to have sex.
The teen’s parents contacted LCSO when they became aware of sexually explicit text messages and photographs on an electronic device. Detectives seized the device and were able to trace the messages and photographs back to Jones.
Detectives confirmed that Jones lured the teen into a sexual relationship, traveled to her home on several occasions for the purposes of a sexual relationship and transmitted sexually explicit photographs of himself to her.
Jones was arrested and taken to the Leon County Jail. This investigation is continuing and additional charges are likely.
Zachary T. Jones
29 years old
Charges: Traveling to Meet a Minor (10 counts), Lewd and Lascivious Battery (9 counts), Sex with Certain Minors, Transmission of Harmful Material to Minors and Enticing or Luring a Child