THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE JONES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
A Jones County man accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl appeared before a Jones County Justice Court Judge this morning for his initial appearance at 9:00 a.m.
According to Lieutenant Don Sumrall, 27 year old Charles Fitzgerald of the 100 block of Palmer Road was arrested on Tuesday and booked in the Jones County Adult Detention Center without incident for Sexual Battery.
Kay Dominguez with the Investigative Department commented, "Fitzgerald is being accused of sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl at a residence on County Barn Road on November 5th where a party was being held that involved both juveniles and adults.
Fitgerald bond was set at $200,000 cash by Justice Court Judge Wesley Rushing.