UPDATE: Wanted sex offender arrested in Coffee Co.

UPDATE: Wanted sex offender arrested in Coffee Co.
Coffee Co. sex offender arrested (Source: Coffee County Sheriff's Office)

COFFEE CO., Ga. (WALB) - UPDATE: A wanted sex offender has been captured after several weeks of searching.

Anthony Goodwin, 43, was found and arrested at a residence in the county of Coffee County.

Goodwin was taken to the Coffee County Jail. He is being charged with failure to register address change and violation of probation.

Absconded Sex Offender Arrested

Coffee County Sheriff Doyle Wooten releases the following information: On March 12,2020 Coffee County Deputies located and arrested Anthony Goodwin, an absconded sex offender who had been on the lam for several weeks now. Goodwin was taking into custody without incident and transported to the Coffee County Jail. He is currently charged with Failure to Register Address Change and Violation of Probation. Sheriff Wooten thanks the public and the Deputies for their hard work in keeping track of these offenders and making sure they comply with Georgia Law and taking appropriate actions when they do not.

Posted by Coffee County Ga Sheriff's Office on Thursday, March 12, 2020

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