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Armed and dangerous suspect arrested after manhunt in Decatur County

Posted at 9:21 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 12:27:41-04

DECATUR COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) — James Bennett Currin has been captured by Lt. Pat Trolinger and the Decatur County Sheriff's Office Search Team on Hines and Perkins Road.

A manhunt is underway for an armed and dangerous suspect in Decatur County.

Authorities say warrants have been issued for 42-year-old James Bennett Currin for several charges including aggravated assault on a police officer; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of meth.

The Decatur Sheriff's Office says Currin lived on Hines-Perkins Road in the Climax area.

Do not approach Currin if you see him. Authorities are considering him to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information call Investigator Adam Mobley at 229-400-8011, Investigator Justin Kelly at 229-400-8017, or Sheriff Wiley griffin at 229-400-8001 or 911.