Former band director pleads guilty to child enticement

Jon Bland | Photo: Calhoun County Jail

Jon Bland was arrested last summer in Calhoun County.

Posted: Jan. 25, 2019 2:02 PM

BRUCE, Miss. (WTVA) - A former band director will not spend time in prison following his 2018 arrest for child enticement.

Jon Bland pleaded guilty to two counts of enticement of a child for lustful purposes, said District Attorney Ben Creekmore.

Bland formerly worked at Bruce High School.

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A judge suspended a 20-year sentence, meaning he will not serve time behind bars.

However, if he violates the law during the two decades, he would be sent to prison.

He must register as a sex offender.

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