DeKalb County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Department investigators today arrested Billy Carl Jones, 42, of Fyffe, Ala., on charges of having sex with a student. Jones was an employee of the DeKalb County Board of Education.
Investigators with the sheriff’s office and the DeKalb County District Attorney’s office were notified in December of an alleged involvement between Jones and a student. Evidence was turned over to a grand jury, which returned an indictment including two counts of school employee engaging in sexual act with student and one count of school employee soliciting a sexual act with student. Jones was booked into the DeKalb County Detention Center and released on a $60,000 bond.
DeKalb Sheriff Jimmy Harris commented: “I would like to thank our investigators as well as the investigators with the district attorney’s office, Fyffe Police Department, the DeKalb County Board of Education, the Department of Human Resources and the Children’s Advocacy Center for their hard work and dedication to this case.”