Local man arrested following sexual exploitation of a minor investigation


Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s (TBI) Technical Services Unit have arrested a Crockett County man indicted on numerous counts including Aggravated Statutory Rape.

After receiving a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual had solicited and exploited a minor victim on Facebook, the TBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force identified Gregory A. Dedmon, 44, of Brownsville, as the individual responsible.

On March 1, the Crockett County Grand Jury returned indictments, charging Dedmon with Aggravated Statutory Rape, Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Solicitation of a Minor.  On Tuesday, March 9, with the assistance of the Crockett County Sheriff’s Department and the Jackson Police Department, agents arrested Dedmon.  He was booked into the Crockett County Jail on $100,000 bond.


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