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Alleged Jones County child molester captured in California

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JONES COUNTY,MS (WDAM).  One of Jones County's most wanted sex offenders is in jail after being captured in California.

Jones County authorities said John Lowe was arrested Tuesday night in a motel in the San Diego area. Sheriff Alex Hodge said Lowe was working for a moving company in the San Diego area when he was discovered on the National Crime Information Center as being wanted for charges of molestation.

Lowe is facing several allegations of touching a child for lustful purposes.

Lowe is being extradited back to Mississippi by Mississippi Department of Corrections.

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