Fairfield man accused of using Facebook to lure young cousin into sex

FAIRFIELD — A 34-year-old Fairfield man has been arrested on charges he used Facebook to lure a 16-year-old girl into an unlawful sexual relationship.

Jason E. Burner was arrested Wednesday after being questioned by Fairfield City Police about the allegations.

Burner has been booked on preliminary charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and indecent solicitation of a child, a class-X felony.

According to police, Burner “used Facebook to groom his 16-year-old cousin into a sexual encounter.”

Burner remains in the Wayne County jail awaiting the formal filing charges and setting of bail.