Deputies arrest sex offender wanted in Muscogee County

A convicted sex offender wanting for allegedly failing to register turned himself in Tuesday evening after the Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr took to Facebook to announce deputies were searching for him.

Jamarius Dequincey Pace, 31, was arrested in the lobby of the Muscogee County Jail at 7:07 p.m. and charged with one count of failing to register as a sex offender and two counts of violation of probation. He was then booked into the jail.

Darr announced the search for Pace on Facebook at 2:43 p.m. Tuesday, asking anyone who knew of his whereabouts to contact the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office.

Sarah Robinson: 706-571-8622, @sarahR_92