Man arrested for failure to register as sex offender in Adams County

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ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) —  A man is charged with failure to register as a sex offender in Adams County.

According to the sheriff’s department, Jeremiah Thornburg was reportedly living in Adams County without proper registration since January 13, 2018.

Deputies received a tip from Nevada’s Department of Public Safety of Sex Offender Registry. 

A warrant was issued for his arrest.  When deputies located Thornburg, he allegedly had  two handguns; one of them was reported stolen.

Deputies arrested him and charged him with failure to register as a sex offender and possession of a stolen firearm.

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