COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man went before a judge Tuesday afternoon for child molestation charges.
John Paul Jones, 36, is accused of inappropriately touching his girlfriend's 8-year-old daughter "in a sexual manner on the outside of her clothing" five times in the last three months.
Jones told police he did so to become sexually aroused.
He was arrested Sunday and charged with five counts of child molestation.
His bond is set at $10,000 for each of the charges and he has been ordered to have no contact with victim or family.