Cape Girardeau man in custody on warrant for child molestation, resisting arrest

Cape Girardeau man in custody on warrant for child molestation, resisting arrest
Jeremiah Twiggs is in custody on a warrant for child molestation and resisting arrest. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man wanted on a warrant for child molestation and resisting arrest charges is in custody.

Jeremiah R. Twiggs, 36, is in the Cape Girardeau County Jail on charges of first-degree child molestation - victim less than 12 years of age and resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony. His bond was set at $60,000.

According to Cape Girardeau Police, Twiggs was taken into custody after he was found hiding under a sink in an apartment in Cape Girardeau.

He’s scheduled to appear in court on Friday, November 15.

Twiggs is a registered sex offender. Police said he fled from officers in his vehicle and then on foot when they previously attempted to arrest him.

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