(Circleville) -- Friday afternoon, the Pickaway County Common Pleas Court jury delivered a conviction of 41 felony counts on Jvon Stapleton for sex crimes mainly involving child pornography.
Circleville Police Chief Shawn Baer reports Stapleton was sentenced to 32 ½ years in prison and 4 ½ years post release control. Upon release, he will be required to register as a Tier III sex offender for the remainder of his natural life.
This verdict finalizes an extensive investigation by Detective Daniel Maher Jr. of the Circleville Police Department.
Maher is a task force officer of the Franklin County ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) as well as being affiliated with the US Secret Service and credentialed by the US Marshals.
Chief Shawn Baer stated he is extremely pleased with the verdict. “Criminals such as this have no place in our community and we will continue to prosecute these offenders to the fullest extent of the law.”