David Luna

David Luna

An Ellisville Police Department officer is facing charges of child molestation. David Luna, 44, was booked into the Jones County Adult Detention just before 11 a.m. on two counts of molesting-touching a child for lustful purposes.

The charges, which were filed by the Jones County Sheriff’s Department, stem from incidents with a young girl that began in mid-2018 and continued through January of this year, Sheriff Joe Berlin said in a press release.

Luna’s initial appearance is scheduled for Friday morning in Jones County Justice Court. All defendants are considered innocent until proved guilty in a court of law, Berlin noted.

Look for more information from the Leader-Call as it becomes available.

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