Monday, August 17, 2009
Charles Paul Jones Arrested on Child Porn Charges
A 19-year-old Maryville man is in a Blount County jail facing sexual exploitation of a minor charges, according to a release from the Blount County Sheriff's Office.
Investigators found more than 300 child porn images on a computer taken during a search of Charles Paul Jones' home on Carpenters Grade Road.
Jones was not home at the time of the search, but he later turned himself in to Blount County deputies. He brought with him another computer not taken in the search. He's being held on a $50,000 bond.
Deputies say they had been conducting an undercover investigation against Jones for several days prior to his arrest.
Jones is scheduled to appear in court for a hearing on Aug. 21.