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Georgia man charged with 23 child sex crimes in two states

37 year-old Suspect Jamey Paul Burrage of Summerville, Georgia was arrested on March 26, 2018 by the Lee County County Sheriff’s Department for one count of Molestation.

When the investigation continued it was discovered that Burrage was a registered sex offender in the State of Georgia and had been moving back and forth from Georgia to Mississippi for approximately the past four years.

Upon the arrest of Burrage in Lee County on March 26, the State of Georgia was notified of the investigation by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the charge of molestation in Mississippi. It was then discovered that Burrage was under investigation in the State of Georgia for child sexual abuse involving more than one victim.

On April 5, 2018, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was notified by the State of Georgia that Burrage would be charged with 13 additional felony charges including sodomy, aggravated sodomy, incest, child molestation and aggravated child molestation.

The continued investigation by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department discovered that Burrage had committed multiple acts of sexual battery of a child in Lee County while Burrage lived in the area on three different occasions.

Yesterday the Lee County Sheriff’s Department charged Burrage with nine additional counts of sexual battery of a child involving more than one victim.

This is a total of 23 charges.

Photo Courtesy of Lee County Sheriff’s department
Photo Courtesy of Lee County Sheriff’s department

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