WANTED: Muscogee Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for sex offender who failed to register

Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 10:22 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 6, 2021 at 11:06 AM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a sex offender who failed to register.

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding Wesley Johnson. The sheriff’s office says he is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender, violation of probation, and obstruction of an officer. Officials say his original charge was aggravated child molestation.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Johnson is asked to contact law enforcement upon sight. Deputies say do not attempt to apprehend him. Tips can be given through the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page or by calling the anonymous tip line at 706-225-4285.

UPDATE: Johnson has been captured.

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