East Haven man accused of texting 14-year-old girl for sex

Jason Mahon (Photo provided by the East Haven Police Dept.)

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A 36-year-old East Haven man allegedly sent texts to a 14-year-old girl in which he tried to get her to have sex with him.

Jason Mahon was arrested Monday after police say he arranged to meet with the girl. When he arrived at the meeting place, officers were there and he was taken into custody.

The Venice Place man is charged with criminal attempt at second-degree sexual assault, enticing a minor, risk of injury to a minor, and drug crimes. He was released on bond and is scheduled to appear in New Haven Superior Court on May 20.

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