Loachapoka man arrested, charged with sexual abuse

Jonathan Yancey (Photo credit: Auburn Police Department)
Jonathan Yancey (Photo credit: Auburn Police Department)

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - On Friday, June 20, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Jonathan Yancey, age 51 from Loachapoka on a felony warrant charging him with sexual abuse first degree.

The arrest is the result of an investigation that stems from a report of sexual abuse that was filed with police on June 11, 2014.

The incident occurred at the victim's residence, located in the 200 block of S. College Street.  An investigation conducted by Auburn Police determined that Yancey, a former acquaintance of the family, inappropriately touched a female member of the family while at the residence.

Yancey was subsequently arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail where he will be eligible for a $25,000 bond.

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