Conley told staff and office workers not to donate to his mayoral campaign. Staff Photo By Matt Stone. Staff photo by Angela Rowlings. Herald Photo by Amanda Sabga.
Reid Jones, 44, pleaded guilty to charges of rape, indecent assault and battery, photographing a person in a state of nudity and identity fraud during a hearing in Salem Superior Court. Courtesy photo.
Doherty was arrested Dec. Richard Fuller. Yesterday, Reid Jones, 44, of Marblehead pleaded guilty in a sexual-assault case prosecutors say hinged on the photographs he posted online.
Jones was sentenced to five to seven years in prison in connection with the incident, in which prosecutors say he assaulted the unconscious woman, photographing the attack and posting some of the pictures on a Facebook he made in her name. Jones was charged with rape, indecent assault and battery, identity theft and photographing an unsuspecting person in the nude.
The victim reported the attack to police some time later — after she was alerted to the fake Facebookprosecutors said.
Elsewhere, investigators have successfully used social media to mount cases. Brookline police say they made two similar arrests in the past week — one Friday, another Saturday. In Chelsea, police this summer spotted a Facebook photo of a known con holding an automatic weapon, chief Brian Kyes said.
Social-media sites have proven useful in everyday investigations, as well, Jenkins said. Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes.
Show Caption. By Antonio Planas and John Zaremba. Remal and Andrew Blom contributed to this report.
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