Convicted sex offender arrested by Perry Co. Sheriff’s Office

Convicted sex offender arrested by Perry Co. Sheriff’s Office
Brian Curtis Bloodsworth was charged with felony eluding and reckless driving. He also had a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. (Source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)

PERRY COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A driver attempting to avoid a license checkpoint in Perry County led to the arrest of a convicted sex offender, according to the Perry County Sheriff’s Office.

Perry County Sheriff’s deputies were conducting a checkpoint on Old August Road and the McSwain Settlement Road on Jan. 4.

Deputies noticed a vehicle turn around to avoid the checkpoint, leading to a pursuit.

The vehicle was stopped on Old Augusta Road, and deputies arrested 39-year-old Brian Curtis Bloodsworth.

Bloodsworth was charged with felony eluding, wreckless driving and he had a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender.

According to the Mississippi Sex Offender Registry, Bloodsworth was convicted of two counts of statutory rape in January 2015.

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