Jackson, Miss. – Mark Coleman, 57, a former Jackson Police Officer, was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury and charged with one count of enticement of a minor and one count of destroying, concealing and impeding the investigation.
According to the indictment, Coleman is “alleged to have used a cellular telephone to attempt to persuade, induce, entice or coerce” a 16-year-old minor to “engage in sexual activity” in violation of Mississippi’s sexual battery statute.
Coleman is alleged to have deleted text messages and images of a minor female from his cellphone and disconnected service to a cellphone he had purchased for the minor female victim, in an attempt to impede, obstruct or influence the investigation.
Original Source: By Breaking911