39-year-old Jarrus Garth, of Antioch, admitted to detectives during an interview that when his stepdaughter was 16-years-old he went into her bedroom while she was sleeping and touched her upper and lower private areas while pleasuring himself. The confession came after the victim, who is now 19, came forward to police and disclosed the incident. Garth is charged with sexual battery and is free on a $50,000 bond.
|ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:|
|THE VICTIM STATED THE DEFENDANT IS HER STEPFATHER AND THEY LIVE TOGETHER. THE VICTIM IS 19 YEARS OLD AND STATED THAT 3 YEARS AGO WHEN THE VICTIM WAS 16 SHE WAS IN HER BEDROOM ASLEEP. THE VICTIM STATED THE DEFENDANT ENTERED HER ROOM AND TOUCHED HER BREAST AND VAGINA. THE VICTIM DID NOT|
CONSENT TO BEING TOUCHED AND STATED SHE LAID STILL OUT OF FEAR.
THE DEFENDANT WAS READ MIRANDA AND STATED TO POLICE THREE YEARS AGO HE WENT INTO THE VICTIM’S BEDROOM. THE DEFENDANT LAID DOWN BESIDE THE VICTIM, TOUCHED HER BREASTS INAPPROPRIATELY WHILE MASTURBATING.
|SULLIVAN S. SOUKSANH|
|SIGNED BY COMMISSIONER / JUDGE:|
|DEFENDANT:||GARTH, JARRUS R|
JARRUS R GARTH
|ADDRESS:||604 ROCKY MOUNTAIN PARKWAY|
ANTIOCH, TN 37013
|ADMITTED:||12/30/2021 06:11 AM|
|RELEASED:||12/30/2021 05:14 PM|
|BOND VIA:||FREE AT LAST|