A Rome Man is in custody at the Polk County Jail on child sexual abuse charges.
Jairus Demond Brown 29, of 526 West 13th Street in Rome Georgia was arrested Thursday after an investigation into the sexual abuse of a minor. Brown is charged with felony child molestation and felony sexual assault.
The Joyful Heart Foundation provides support to victims of sexual assault and child molestation. Sexual assault is a crime motivated by a need to control, humiliate and harm. According to the foundation, perpetrators use sexual assault as a weapon to hurt and dominate others.
Bond has been denied and Brown remains in custody at the time.