Jones County man charged with statutory rape of teen girl
Angelo Maglitto, III, charged with statutory rape.
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -
A Jones County man has been charged with statutory rape.
Angelo Maglitto III, 28, was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old girl.
According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, on Monday morning deputies responded to a report of a missing teen. Deputies said the mother stated she hadn't seen her since the night before. After further investigation it was determined that the teenager had been in contact with other family members and had given a location where she was staying. Deputies then arrived to the home on Gardener Road where they said the juvenile was with the 28-year-old man.
Investigators said Maglitto admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with the underage female.
Maglitto's bond was set at $25,000 Wednesday afternoon.