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MEDIA RELEASE -- March 5, 2016

Contact: Major B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979

MUPD Arrest Zachery Jones:

At approximately 4 p.m., Saturday, March 5, University of Missouri Police arrested Zachery Jones for two counts of Rape Forcible (Revised Missouri Statute: 566.030) and one count Forcible Sodomy (Revised Missouri Statute: 566.060).

Zachery Ryan Jones

Date of Birth: 05/20/1994

Jones is not a student and is homeless; no address is available. Jones was transported to the Boone County Jail where he was left in lieu of bond to be set. Additional information is not available at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

"With the assistance of our university community and work from our officers and detectives, we were able to identify and arrest the suspect quickly," MU Police Chief Doug Schwandt said.

Jones is the suspect described in the Clery release and MU Alert message that was sent earlier today (Saturday, March 5). Information about the assaults was posted on the MU Alert web page at:

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