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07/06/2018

Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested

PRESS RELEASE 

SEXUAL BATTERY/ TOUCHING A CHILD FOR LUSTFUL PURPOSES

July 6, 2018

On June 11, 2018, the George County Sheriff’s Office received a report alleging sexual abuse of a minor child. The George County Criminal Investigation Division followed up on the allegations reported, resulting in Parley Junior Beckner (44) of George County being charged with Sexual Battery and Touching a Child for Lustful Purposes. He has since been booked into the George County Regional Correctional Facility.

After an initial appearance with a George County Justice Court Judge, Beckner was given a $60,000 Commercial Bond.   

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

 The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: mscoastcrimestoppers.com or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website www.GeorgeCountyMSSheriff.com.

 

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