Mississippi man arrested for soliciting sex from a minor

Published 6:25 am Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A 32-year-old Mississippi man has been arrested in connection with soliciting sex for a minor.

The Grenada County Sheriff’s Department arrested Cleophus Donnelly, 32, of Grenada, on an outstanding Oxford arrest warrant for procuring the sexual servitude of a minor.

As part of an investigation into prostitution, it was determined that Donnelly met with a 17-year-old juvenile at an Oxford motel in late March and paid her for sex.

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The incident occurred on March 30.

The Grenada sheriff picked up Donnelly on May 13. He was transported from Grenada to the Lafayette County Detention Center and was given a $75,000 bond.