Franklin Co. man arrested for alleged grooming, solicitation of minor

Lucas Jones (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
Lucas Jones (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A Franklin County man was arrested for allegedly grooming and indecent solicitation of a minor.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Lucas D. Jones, 22, was using the internet to talk with a minor for the purposes of engaging in sexual relations.

Grooming is a class 4 felony and unlawful solicitation of a minor is a class 3 felony.

Jones is being held in the Franklin County Jail pending review by the State Attorney's Office and the setting of bond by the Circuit Court.

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