Jacksonville Man Faces 20 Sex Crime Charges

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after deputies say he repeatedly sexually assaulted 2 young girls starting when they were just 6 and 9 years old.

Joshua Owen of Verona Road in Jacksonville was arrested yesterday on 13 counts of indecent liberties with a child and 7 counts of sexual battery. Officials say the crimes happened between October of 2008 and April of this year. Bond for Owens is $70,000.


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