Man arrested for behavior with minor

Ruston Police arrested a Monroe man early Saturday morning after he allegedly had sexual contact with an underage juvenile.

An officer on patrol investigated a vehicle parked at Duncan Park about 3 a.m. Saturday morning. K’earius Jackson, 22, and a 15-year-old female were found in the parked vehicle.

The smell of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle and a search was conducted. The officer noted the 15-year-old had her pants on backwards and underwear was found on the back seat. The girl said sexual contact had occurred.

Jackson said they were leading up to having sex but had not done so. Jackson was arrested and gave further details at the detention center. He was booked for indecent behavior with a juvenile and carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

Bail was set at $25,000.

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