Ozark Police Arrest 2 Men on Separate Child Sex Charges

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

OZARK, AL - Ozark Police Criminal Investigators have made two recent arrests in two unrelated sex crimes.

On May 16, 2014 investigators were notified by a parent who had uncovered a cellular telephone video of a 31-year-old man engaging in sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old female. After further investigation arrest warrants were secured for the arrest.

On August 6, 2014, investigators arrested Jimmy O'Neil Regan, age 31 of Ozark, charging him with Rape 1st Degree, Rape 2nd Degree and Incest. He was booked into the Dale County Jail without bond.

On August 6, 2014 Ozark Police were notified that a parent discovered inappropriate content on the cellular telephone of her 12-year-old daughter. The content was between the 12-year-old female and a 28-year-old male. Subsequent investigation resulted in Criminal Investigators securing an arrest warrant for the suspect.

On August 6, 2013 Ozark Poliec Criminal Investigators arrested Joshua Jernigan, age 28 of Ozark, charging him with Rape 2nd degree. Jernigan was booked into the Dale County jail without bond.

Due to the sensitive nature of these cases, no additional information shall be released.


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