Jared Paul Bannon, age 23, was arrested on several felony charges including lewdness with a child under the age of 14.
Jared Paul Bannon, age 23, was arrested on several felony charges including lewdness with a child under the age of 14.
On September 23, 2020, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) arrested Jared Paul Bannon, age 23, on several felony charges including lewdness with a child under the age of 14.

Bannon was charged with two counts of felony sexual assault, two counts felony lewdness with a child under the age of 14, two counts of felony child abuse, two counts of felony committing certain sex acts in public, one count of misdemeanor distributing obscene material to a minor and three felony counts of using technology to lure children with a total bail of $3,060,640.

HCSO officials said that the investigation began in August 2020 and that the investigation is ongoing; it is believed that there are additional minor victims and additional charges may be filed. 

Anyone with information regarding Bannon is requested to contact Detective Mitcham or Detective Kostuik at 775.623.6419, through secret witness at 775.626.6969 or through Humboldt County Sheriff’s Dispatch at 775.623.6429. 

An anonymous statement or suspicious activity report can also be filed online at www.hcsonv.com.