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Va. man faces child sex charges

JACKSON — A man from Virginia is facing child sex offense charges for alleged crimes committed in Northampton County.

Jonathan Scott Quinn

According to Chief Detective Captain D.M. Harmon with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, Jonathan Scott Quinn, 28, of Claremont, Va. was taken into custody Thursday.

Harmon said Quinn stands charged with one count of first degree sexual offense and taking indecent liberties with a child. He was placed in the Northampton County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

  “These charges stem from a report received by the Northampton Co DSS on Nov. 23. This report revealed the defendant engaging in sexual acts with a child,” said Harmon.  “The child was taken to Tedi Bear Children’s Advocacy Center in Greenville for evaluation.”

Harmon added it is believed the reported incidents took place while Quinn was residing in the county a little over two months ago.

Quinn’s first court appearance will take place on Monday.