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May 17, 2024

Press Release

(Gwinnett County, Ga., May 17, 2024) – Investigators with the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Trafficking and Child Exploitation (TRACE) Unit apprehended a suspect during an investigation. On May 14, TRACE located David Jones in Lawrenceville, Georgia, as he was attempting to make obscene contact with a person that he believed was a 14-year-old child. Jones was taken into custody without incident and is currently being held at the Gwinnett County Jail. He has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony, Electronically Furnishing Obscene Materials to Minors, Obscene Internet Contact with a Child, Possession and Use of Drug Related Objects, Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance. TRACE will continue to combat human trafficking and arrest those who seek to victimize children.

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office will keep the public informed on additional updates on this case. To submit a tip, you may contact our Tip Line for any information or reports at 777.619.6655.


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