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Delaware County corrections officer accused of sexual battery against minor


DELAWARE, OH (WCMH) – A Delaware County corrections officer is accused of sex offenses involving a student at the Delaware Area Career Center.

According to Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney Carol O’Brien, 31-year-old Eric S. Jaynes, of Sunbury was indicted by a grand jury. He is charged with pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor, 10 counts of sexual battery and one count of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

The offenses allegedly happened between January 1, 2018 and May 18, 2018.

“The report came in as a possible sex offense involving a student at the Delaware Area Career Center, South Campus,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “An investigation was opened into Eric Jaynes, a corrections officer who voluntarily served as a physical training instructor each week, conducting drills with law enforcement students."

Jaynes will appear in court Monday afternoon.




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