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Ovett man charged with molestation

James Patrick Taylor. Source: JCSD James Patrick Taylor. Source: JCSD
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

An Ovett man has been charged with molestation, according to The Jones County Sheriff's Department. 

Deputies received a call on July 9 from a Jones County mother claiming her 12-year-old was inappropriately touched by James Patrick Taylor, 34. 

A forensic interview was conducted in Gulfport, Mississippi, during which the victim told of two different occasions where Taylor touched her inappropriately within the past several weeks, according to the sheriff.

Taylor was arrested and taken into custody Thursday and charged with two counts of molestation. 

His bond was set at $50,000.

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