Man Accused of Seeking Sex with Minor

A Knoxville man is facing solicitation of a minor charges.

Officers say 29-year-old Darrius Jones thought he was communicating with a 15-year-old girl, asking for sex and nude pictures. Undercover officers though were actually posing as the teen.

When Jones arrived on Wynonna Street in East Knoxville to meet up with her, he was arrested.

Officials say two baggies of what’s believed to be marijuana were also seized from the suspect.

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KARM’s 16th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is a fun, family-friendly event in which dedicated participants, volunteers, and sponsors raise money to support homeless men, women, and children in our community.