• Newton Co. detention officer charged with sending porn to teen

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    NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. - A Newton County Sheriff’s Office detention officer is behind bars after authorities said he had a having inappropriate contact with a minor.

    Sheriff’s officials said Jacob Allen Vanderzwart was arrested following a complaint they received on Aug. 23. He is accused of sending and receiving pornographic photos with 16-year-old girl.

    He was arrested and charged with furnishing pornography to a minor.

    “Vanderzwart was a Newton County Sheriff’s Office detention officer, however, after his arrest; he was immediately terminated and is no longer an employee,” sheriff’s officials said.

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