Manchester Man Facing Charges In Murfreesboro
The victim reports Jones entered the lobby and when she asked how she could help him; the suspect said he wanted to have sex. The victim then went inside the office, called 9-1-1 and locked the door. However, Jones found the keys and entered the room. After pulling the victim from a closet, Jones reportedly began sexually assaulting the victim. A male co-worker went into the office after hearing the victim’s screams and detained the suspect until police arrived.
O’Rourke reports after observing video footage of the incident and seeing the cuts and scratches on the victim, Jones was placed under arrest.
Police were asked by the hotel to empty Jones’ room after banning him from the property. Several weapons were found in the room, including a handgun and machete along with a glass pipe and about a half ounce of marijuana.
Jones is being held at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in lieu of 100-thousand dollars bond and faces a laundry list of charges (burglary, aggravated sexual battery, kidnapping, aggravated assault, simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia). (WGNS)