Jones Co. authorities identify alleged scam artist

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Jones County authorities have identified Glenn Terry West, 61, of Jones County as the man they believe has been going door to door telling a sad but untrue story about loosing his family in a fire.

Investigators say he's been fooling trusting citizens into to giving him money for over a year.  West allegedly approached people along the Mississippi and Alabama coastlines as well as throughout the Pine Belt.

If you think you know the whereabouts of West, please contact the Jones County Sheriff's Department.

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