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Search Underway For Wanted Felon


Jones County Sheriff's Department deputies and investigators are searching for wanted felon Henry David Jernigan. The subject was spotted earlier this afternoon in the 200 block of Eastview Drive beside a disabled vehicle and fled on foot into the woods. Jernigan is wanted on several charges and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Deputies have searched a wooded area bordering Eastview Drive, Wisteria Trail, Hwy. 11 and Interstate 59 that Jernigan fled into; however, his whereabouts remain unknown. Any person or persons aiding in his avoidance of capture will face charges of aiding and abetting a wanted fugitive. Anyone with knowledge of the location of Henry David Jernigan should call 911, 601-425-3147 or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867) and report his location.

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