HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Local law enforcement agencies, in Hinds County, will be verifying convicted sex offenders addresses soon.
Local police departments in Bolton, Byram, Clinton, Edwards, Raymond, Terry, and Utica will be confirming sex offenders’ information on file.
Offenders in violation will face arrest, five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
There is an estimated 9,500 convicted sex offenders in Mississippi; 572 are in Hinds County.