Muscogee County Sheriff's Office nabs wanted sex offender

Sarah Robinson

The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that they have captured a wanted sex offender.

The hunt for Willie Young ended Thursday near St. Marys Road, where authorities arrested him on outstanding warrants charging him with failure to register as a sex offender and two felony counts of violation of probabtion.

Young was apprehended less than two weeks after Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr took to Facebook to announce the search for the 31-year-old man.

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