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Elsberry man faces four felony counts including Sodomy

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 2:14 pm

Caleb Jolly

A 911 call involving an unwanted person knocking on a door led to two counts of Felony Sodomy, Felony Harassment and Felony Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

According to the Probable Cause Statement Elsberry Police Officer Robin Marchbanks responded to a call on Wednesday, Dec. 19 of a person knocking on a door.

According to the resident, Caleb J. Jolly, 19 of Elsberry had been knocking on her door and been told to go away.

Upon arrival Officer Marchbanks searched the area for Jolly, however he did not locate him at that time. The resident stated that the day before Police Chief Brian Jeffries had told Jolly not to come back to the residence.

Later on Dec. 19 contact was made with Jolly at his residence by Officer Marchbanks where he was once again told to stay away. After informing Jolly that he was doing an investigation and would be contacting him later, Jolly advised the officer that he was on supervised probation for a first-degree sexual misconduct conviction in Warren County.

It was found that Jolly had violated conditions of his probation including Failure to Register.

During an interview with Jolly on Wednesday, Dec. 26 he admitted to not registering as well as performing unwanted sexual acts on a female victim.

Officer Marchbanks collected evidence as well as interviewed the victim who stated he performed sexual acts without her permission.

Jolly was arrested and charged with two counts of Felony Sodomy-2n Degree; Felony Harassment-1st Degree; Felony Failure to Register as a Sex

Offender and Misdemeanor Trespassing-1st Degree.

Bond is set at $25,000 cash only.

(All persons charged of a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)