Crime

Muscogee County officials search for wanted sex offender

Sarah Robinson

srobinson@ledger-enquirer.com

Willie Young
Willie Young

Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr took to Facebook Sunday to ask the public to be on the lookout for a wanted sex offender.

Authorities has issued warrants for 31-year-old Willie Young for failure to register as a sex offender and two felony counts of violation of probabtion. Young, whose last known address is on Plateau Drive, is a 6-foot-2 inch black man who weighs 195 pounds, according to Darr's Facebook post.

"Do not attempt to apprehend this individual," the sheriff advised. "Call law enforcement immediately upon sight."

Anyone who has any information concerning Young or his whereabouts is encouraged to email the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office at muscosheriff@columbusga.org, call the agency at 706-653-4225 or send Darr a Facebook message. Residents can also submit anonymous tips on the agency's app.

"Be sure to include the name of the individual you are submitting a tip on," Darr reminded the public.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.

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