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Man accused of sex with county juvenile

By MELINDA WILLIAMS

melinda@southwesttimes.com

 

RADFORD – A 43-year-old Radford man was arrested Sunday on sex charges involving an underage Pulaski County girl.

According to a press release from Radford City Police Department, Arthur William Jones II is charged with 25 counts of carnal knowledge of a child and three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

Police say the investigation, which is ongoing, was initiated when members of the victim’s family contacted police. Additional charges are expected, according to the press release.

The victim, who is under age 14, allegedly met Jones online.

Jones is being held without bond in New River Valley Regional Jail. According to the jail website, Jones has four aliases or nicknames: Sunny, Will, Ryan and Ricky.

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5 Responses to Man accused of sex with county juvenile

  1. valrie

    January 14, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    The county seems to be behind in preventing and prosecuting these cases. The county Coach, Russel Simpson, Charged over a year ago, ordered to have no contact with minors, is still out. And of course out having contact with minors. He braggs about it on facebook how he “texts/talks with minors more than his wife. lol” The community needs a wake up call. The community needsto adopt “Erins Law” and teach children it is not always a stranger that will take advantage of you.

  2. Bob

    January 14, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    We need a real Commonwealth’s Attorney. Our guy is too soft on criminals. Plus we need public outrage when criminals get off easy.

  3. James B

    January 15, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    Why don’t you get yourself arrested for a crime Bob and you’ll see just how “soft” he is! ha ha.
    I’m a police officer and I know you’re wrong about that.

    • Will

      January 16, 2014 at 5:17 pm

      He’s soft unless he can get in the paper or on TV. Then he tries to make a name for himself.

  4. Herman Nace

    January 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    Those guys in the District Attorneys office do a good job. I doubt they ever get much praise when they are successful and if they don’t win a trial hundreds of armchair morons that got their legal training by watching NCIS or law and order come out of the woodwork. Also, I understand that they really aren’t paid as much as others in their field. When my business was brokeninto, they did a good job, kept me informed and got a conviction with a fair sentence. No complaints here!

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