An early morning arrest was made in an ongoing investigation by the JPD Internet Crimes Against Children Division.

On April 21, 2022, the school resource officer for Nettleton High School was notified about an inappropriate relationship between a student and an employee of the school. Upon further investigation by JPD ICAC, they discovered evidence involving the teacher and a student

Detectives and members of the JPD SWAT team arrested Jermaine Thomas for Sexual Assault – 1st Degree and three other charges. He will be housed at the Craighead County Detention Center awaiting his probable cause hearing.