PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Pascagoula police have arrested a 74-year-old man on a charge of molesting-touching a child for lustful purposes.
Police said in a news release received by The Mississippi Press (http://bit.ly/SU7M7v ) Virgil Moore was arrested Thursday.
Sheriff Mike Byrd says Moore retired from the Jackson County Sheriff's Department in February.
He says Moore was a part-time deputy for about 11 years.
Moore is being held in the Pascagoula Municipal Jail awaiting an appearance before Judge Michael Fondren.
It was unclear whether Moore has an attorney.
Information from: The Mississippi Press, http://www.gulflive.com
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