Carroll Co. High School teacher charged with sex abuse

Jay Jones (Source: Carroll County Detention Center)
Jay Jones (Source: Carroll County Detention Center)

CARROLLTON, KY (WAVE) - A Carroll County High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a student.

Kentucky State Police say 32-year-old John F. Jones IV, who goes by Jay Jones, was arrested at 9:32 Tuesday morning for allegedly inappropriately touching a 16-year-old female student while in school.

The Athletic Director at the school says Jones is the baseball coach and girl's golf coach. The school has not made any decisions about his future at the school.

Jones is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center on two counts of sexual abuse in the 1st degree.

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