MVPD arrest local man after receiving tip about child abuse

Jessie Glover (Source: MVPD)
Jessie Glover
(Source: MVPD)

MOUNT VERNON —  Authorities with the Mt. Vernon Police Department were alerted Monday of a hot line tip that the Department of Children and Family Services received regarding alleged abuse of a Mt. Vernon juvenile.

A MVPD detective and a DCFS agent investigated the tip and at the conclusion of the investigation, arrested 24-year-old Jesse D. Glover of Mt. Vernon on a Class 3 felony charge of aggravated battery of a child under the age of 13.

The child was transported to a local health professional for examination. Glover was transported to the Jefferson County Jail to await the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail.