HERNANDO, Miss. — Two men accused of enticing minors for sex have been charged by authorities in Mississippi.
A Facebook post with a strong warning from the Hernando Chief of Police asking for help in their fight against child predators. It comes after they arrested 29-year-old “Damien Kelso” from Tennessee and 20-year-old “Jdawaun Grant” from Mississippi for enticement of a minor for sexual purposes on October 16 and October 23 respectively.
“We want parents to be aware that these individuals are not only within our community but bordering states,” Captain Hodge, of the Hernando Police, said. “We’ve had individuals drive and hour or two hours to meet up with people.”
Police said they are using social media to find potential victims, many of them not even old enough to drive.
“Kids being on a computer they shouldn’t have to worry about these things. These individuals, these predators are taking advantage of it,” Hodge said.
Hernando police have arrested 27 people accused of preying on children as part of a months long investigation.
Chief Scott Worsham encouraged parents to monitor their children’s social media accounts.
“Parents, please continue to monitor your child’s Social Media! This can not be stressed enough! Help us in the fight to bring these individuals to justice!”
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