LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) - A George County man wanted for failing to pay nearly $100,000 in child support has turned himself in to sheriff's deputies.
Jerry Devon Miniard, 35, was taken Monday to the George County Regional Jail Monday where he was awaiting an initial court appearance.
Sheriff Dean Howell says Miniard walked into the George County Sheriff's Office around 10 a.m. Monday.
Howell says Miniard also was wanted on a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence.
Howell says he believes recent media attention and tips to Crime Stoppers led Miniard to conclude he had no place to hide.
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