Man wanted in Illinois for sexual abuse of a minor arrested in Oklahoma


James Jackson is seen in a booking photo obtained from the Hughes County Sheriff’s Department.

WETUMKA, Okla. (KFOR) – A former Illinois resident living in Oklahoma was arrested this week on an active warrant issued by the state of Illinois.

On Thursday, James H. Jackson, 59, a former resident of Fulton, Illinois, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a minor.

Jackson was residing in Wetumka, Oklahoma.

He was taken to the Hughes County Sheriff’s Department.

The Fulton Police Department is conducting an active investigation where additional charges are pending.

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