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Liberty man pretends to raise money for sick son

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LIBERTY, MS (WLBT)-  A Liberty man has been arrested for scamming people in Mississippi and Louisiana by raising money for his cancer stricken son and spending it on drugs.

42 year old Michael Jones is charged with felony theft by fraud. Jones was held on  $10,000 bond.

He does have a sick son, but allegedly used the money to buy illegal drugs for himself. Police say Jones sold tickets for lunches in Concordia, St. Francisville, and Kentwood, Louisiana as well as in Natchez.

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