Snapchat conversation between adult and teen leads to sexual abuse charge against adult

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is accused of sexual abuse after being accused of having a conversation using the popular app Snapchat.

The Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tracy Scott Jaggers, 51, after the family of a 15-year-old reported that Jaggers sent an obscene video of himself to the teen, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

During the same conversation, Jaggers is accused of making an obscene request of the juvenile’s friend who is also 15 years old, according to the release.

Jaggers is charged with first-degree sexual abuse and prohibited use of electronic communications to a procure a minor for a sexual offense.

He was lodged in the Hart County Jail Friday and released the following day after 10 percent of his $5,000 bond was posted.

A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled in Edmonson District Court at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13.