Clay County sexual battery suspect in custody

Calvin James Perkins | Photo: Clay County Sheriff's Office

Clay County deputies took Calvin Perkins Jr. into custody after a search ensued Thursday morning.

Posted: May 9, 2019 6:40 PM
Updated: May 10, 2019 1:07 PM

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - Calvin James Perkins, 18, is in custody after Clay County sheriff's deputies searched for him in connection with a sexual battery investigation.

A post on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page mentioned Perkins was wanted for questioning.

Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said they narrowed down the search to surrounding cities Thursday morning, and deputies believed Perkins was nearby in a house.

More information about the case and charges will be released on Friday.

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