Clay County Deputies Arrest Washington Sex Offender

PIGGOTT, AR - Authorities in Clay County yesterday arrested a 22-year-old Piggott man on drug-related charges after the suspect allegedly purchased a quarter-pound of marijuana.

After the arrest, deputies learned that Joshua Jacobsen was wanted by Washington state authorities for the alleged sexual assault and rape of a child, as well as by Michigan authorities on two felony theft warrants.

Jacobsen faces local charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, felony possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both Michigan and Washington have refused extradition at this time.