Wanted Tishomingo County Man Captured In Texas

ATHENS, Tex. (WCBI) – A suspect wanted in Tishomingo County has been captured in Texas.

61 year-old Roy Steven Roberts, of Golden, Mississippi was indicted on One Count of Fondling and Sexual Battery this September.

Victims of the alleged crimes contacted the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office in May.

Along with Child Protective Services, the investigation led authorities to believe Roberts had moved to Texas.

Earlier today, October 31, Roberts was stopped and later arrested in Athens, Texas, one hour outside of Dallas.

T.C.S.D. will retrieve the suspect once the extradition is made official.

We are currently working to obtain a mugshot.

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