JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Authorities have taken another convicted sex offender off the streets.
The Hinds County Sheriff's Department with assistance from the U.S. Marshal's Task Force arrested 49-year-old Ernest Cheatham shortly after six o'clock Wednesday morning.
Investigators tracked Cheatham to a residence in North Jackson where he is believed to have lived since 2007.
He is charged with being a non-compliant sex offender.
Cheatham was convicted of sexually-based offenses in Houston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana.
He is being held at the Hinds County Detention Center.
Bond has not been set as of Wednesday.
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