NWGA Scanner | September 28th, 2022

Newnan man arrested in continued undercover child sex sting in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, FCPD Investigators continued to conduct proactive investigations to find child predators who use social media platforms to find children for sex. The Investigator reported, “(I) was contacted in a private chat by someone later identified as Jacob William Plunkett, 38, of Newnan. Plunkett believed he was chatting with someone who was under the age of 16. Plunkett had an online conversation of a sexual nature with someone he thought to be a child. Plunkett asked the child to video chat with him while in the shower while describing sex acts. Plunkett was arrested on September 22nd, 2022, after arriving at an agreed-upon location. Plunkett was also found with Viagra while being taken into custody. Plunkett was booked into the Floyd County Jail and charged with child molestation, sexual exploitation of a child, and obscene internet contact with a child.