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A Laurel man is behind bars after admitting to having sex with a young teenager, according to a Facebook post by the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.

Anthony Terry

Anthony Terry

Anthony Terry, 23, was charged with statutory rape and is being held in the Jones County Adult Detention Center on $50,000 bond.

A report on the incident was filed at the JCSD on April 4 and a warrant was issued for Terry’s arrest. When Terry was taken into custody, he confessed to having sex with the 13-year-old, according to the post. The report did not specify if the accuser was a boy or girl.


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