Authorities: Cushing man had sex several times with 8-year-old boy

John Jones (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
John Jones (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Cushing man accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old boy over a period of a year.

John Paul Jones, 38, is charged with four counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, two counts of second-degree possession with intent to promote child pornography and one count of third-degree indecency with a child.

According to an arrest affidavit, a deputy interviewed a woman who said she saw a video on Jones' Samsung tablet which showed him "performing obscene sexual acts" on an 8-year-old boy. She said she confronted Jones on it and he admitted to the acts.

Investigators interviewed Jones and reported he admitted to the crimes with them and said he sexually assaulted him on occasions between summer 2015 until June 2016.

Deputies obtained a warrant for his arrest on Aug. 12 and he was arrested on the charges on Friday. He is being held on a collective bail of $375,000

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