MASON CITY – A charge of incest has been added to two felony sex abuse charges already facing a Mason City man.
A long investigation by police led to the arrest of Michael Roy Jones, age 40, on sex abuse charges for acts he allegedly committed against a child relative.
According to a spokesman for the Mason City Police Department, police received a report on January 27, 2014 of suspected sexual abuse involving Jones. Following months of investigation, Jones was arrested on September 12, 2014 on two counts of C felony third degree sexual abuse.
On October 8, police added a charge of D felony incest.
Jones is accused of performing a sex act against the will of a juvenile relative at his residence in the 900 block of South Virginia Avenue in Mason City.
Jones is being held on $45,000 cash-only bond in the Cerro Gordo County Jail at this time. He awaits an October 17 court hearing.