East Cobb man jailed on suspicion of molesting teenager, keeping her in his home more than a month
by MDJ staff
June 18, 2013 02:28 AM | 15878 views | 3 3 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Joshua Harry Measroch
Joshua Harry Measroch

An east Cobb man accused of keeping a 13-year-old Covington girl in his home for more than a month was arrested Friday on charges of child molestation, according to the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office.

Joshua Harry Measroch, who lives on Powers Park Way in Marietta located off Johnson Ferry Road, is accused of having an online relationship with the girl for about three months before driving to her Covington home to meet her for the first time, according to the warrant.

A booking report gives Measroch a 1992 date of birth, but does not list the month or day he was born.

A Walton High School year book lists him as being a member of the Class of 2011.

Measroch, who remains in the Cobb County jail without bond, is accused of meeting the girl at her house on May 2 and driving her back to his Marietta house, where she remained for more than 30 days.

According to the warrant, he “allowed the child to remain hidden in his bedroom” from May 2 to June 5 while allegedly engaging in various sex acts with her.

Measroch is charged with child molestation, aggravated child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes, statutory rape and interference with custody, according to the booking report.

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Just Wait
June 18, 2013
Glad to see his parents are keeping a close watch on his activities.
June 27, 2013
If he was born in 1992, he's an adult, thus why he's in jail. So parents are supposed to keep close watch on adults?
July 03, 2013
He lived in his parent's house, duh. How can a parent not know what's happening in a case like this?
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