Laurel man accused of inappropriate contact with teen

Laurel man accused of inappropriate contact with teen
A Laurel man is charged with molestation after allegedly kissing and inappropriately touching a teenage girl. (Jones County Sheriff's Department)

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man is charged with molestation after allegedly kissing and inappropriately touching a teenage girl.

According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department, the investigation began in September after the teen’s mother reported her daughter had been touched inappropriately.

When investigators interviewed the teen, she said Edward O’Neil Sellers had come into her room, kissed her and touched her inappropriately, according to the sheriff’s department.

In early September, a concerned parent came to the Jones County Sheriff’s Office to report concerns about her young...

Posted by Jones County, MS Sheriff's Department on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Sellers, 22, was arrested and charged with molestation. After being booked at the Jones County Jail, Sellers’ bond was set at $5,000.

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