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2 Arrested for Georgia

Bethany Watts

Rusty Mahan

On March 17 & 18, 2016, investigators from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department along with deputies from the US Marshals Service located and apprehended two wanted fugitives, Bethany Watts,  and Rusty Lee Mahan,  both from Georgia at a residence located on Dunlap Street in Lead Hill, Arkansas.

Watts was wanted for Felony Aggravated Battery on a small child.  Mahan is an unregistered sex offender and was convicted of enticing a child for indecent purposes in Georgia.

Both Watts and Mahan were taken into custody without incident and are currently being held at the Boone County Jail on an out of state hold.  Mahan has been charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Arkansas and has been assessed a $10,000.00 bond.


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