Crime Watch 8

Basketball coach accused of raping teen at gunpoint in elementary parking lot

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A basketball coach has been arrested after being accused of raping a teenager at gunpoint in an elementary school parking lot.

Marc Jones Jr., 27, was arrested Thursday in the case.

Jones is travel team coach not affiliated with a school.

He faces preliminary charges of:

  • Rape while armed with a deadly weapon
  • Sexual misconduct with a minor while armed with a deadly weapon
  • Criminal confinement while armed with a deadly weapon
  • Sexual misconduct with a minor
  • Pointing a firearm

According to the Alexandria Police Department, a 15-year-old girl accused Jones of raping her in the Frankton Elementary parking lot in August 2019 while holding a loaded gun to her head.

She said she was also sexually assaulted by him in November at Park Place Community Center in Anderson.

Alexandria police also say Jones was arrested in Anderson on similar charges from a separate victim.