22-year-old Zachary Demill Jones of Hickman Avenue in Hudson was arrested Thursday (August 20) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony second-degree sexual assault by force. Jones was previously arrested Tuesday (August 18) on a charge of second-degree forcible rape, as reported by WHKY the following day.
Jones is the suspect in the sexual assault case. At 9:35 Sunday night (August 16), Lenoir Police responded to an address in the Joyceton area in the Lenoir city limits to investigate the sexual assault of an elderly female.
Following his arrest Tuesday, Jones was released under a $175,000 secured bond. After he was arrested yesterday on the sexual assault charge, Jones was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond. District Court appearances are coming up on August 24 and September 9 in Lenoir.