February 22, 2022

Forrest County authorities seek wanted man on warrants

Therese Apel

John William Finney

Forrest County Sheriff’s Department investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person.

John William Finney, 53, of Hattiesburg, has outstanding warrants for False Pretense, Grand Larceny of Auto, Robbery, two counts of Exploitation of a Vulnerable Person and one count of Home Repair Fraud. Finney was last known to be in a white 2018 Dodge Ram truck in the Eatonville area.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact the Forrest County Sheriff’s Office at 601-544-7800 and ask to speak to an investigator. You can also call the METRO Crime Stoppers Hotline at 601-582-STOP (7867) for Forrest and Lamar Counties.

Crimestoppers email is crimestopperlady@comcast.net. Anonymous tips can be sent to p3tips.com.

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