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MBI arrests Kansas child molestation suspect

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James Alan Penn   Source: MBI James Alan Penn Source: MBI
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation agents have arrested 46-year-old James Alan Penn, who is wanted in Bonner Springs, Kansas. He was arrested at a Magee home and is charged with molesting three children ages nine and under.

"We developed information that Penn was in Mississippi and were able to locate the suspect in Magee," said MBI Director Lt. Col. Larry Waggoner. "Agents took the suspect into custody without incident and he is awaiting extradition to Bonner Springs, Kansas."

Penn is currently being held at the Magee city jail awaiting extradition to Bonner Springs, Kansas, where he will be held on $1 million bond. The alleged molestation occurred between September 2012 and February 2013.

MBI worked the case with the assistance of the Magee Police Department.

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