March 13, 2024

Lowndes County Deputies Capture Man Wanted In North Carolina

Morgan Howard

Lowndes County Deputies arrested an Alabama man wanted in connection to several outstanding felony charges in North Carolina.
34-year-old Sherman Dewayne McCoy is wanted by the Fayetteville Police Department in Cumberland County, North Carolina for First Degree Forcible Rape, First Degree Statutory Sex Offense, Sexual Act by a Substitute Parent or Custodian and Indecent Liberties with a Child.
Deputies found McCoy at an apartment in east Columbus last night around 6:30 p.m., and during the arrest, deputies could smell marijuana coming from the apartment.
Deputies applied for a search warrant and during the execution of the warrant, found a felony amount of marijuana.
Deputies also recovered an AR-style pistol and a large amount of U.S. Currency.
McCoy will now face felony charges of possession of Marijuana more than one once and possession of a firearm by a felon in Lowndes County before he is extradited back to North Carolina.
McCoy has been booked into the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center 8 previous times for 8 different felony charges and 15 misdemeanor charges.
He has also been convicted twice in Lowndes County both times for burglary. McCoy remains in custody awaiting his initial appearance.

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