Two men have been arrested on sex charges in as the result of a joint human trafficking operation investigation conducted by deputies and detectives in Jackson and Shawnee counties.

Jackson County Sheriff released information about the case on Friday, stating that David Andrew Graham II, 50, of Carbondale, and Bruce Dunlap Rinkes, 64, of Holton were arrested by deputies and booked into the Jackson County Jail on charges of buying sexual relations and unlawful use of a communication facility. Both men were released on bond Friday morning — Feb. 7.

A third man was arrested on Feb. 4 on a Jackson County District Court warrant. David Lee Jones, 69, of Holton was arrested on charges of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14 years of age, and for promoting obscenity to a minor. The warrant was issued as a result of an investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies and detectives served a search warrant on Jones’ residence located at 307 Vermont Street in Holton on January 21, 2020. Jones remains in the Jackson County Jail with bond set at $100,000.

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