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Rankin County man arrested for child desertion

Source: Rankin Co. Source: Rankin Co.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

According to Attorney General Jim Hood, a Rankin County man has been arrested for child desertion.

36-year-old Joe Glen Tharp, Sr. of Richland has been arrested and charged with one count of felony child desertion. We're told that he owes about $35,000 back in child support. 

If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison and a $500 fine. 

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