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Moss Point man accused of child porn possession

JACKSON COUNTY - A Moss Point man has been arrested on 17 felony charges of possession of child pornography, Sheriff Mike Byrd said this afternoon.

The arrest of Ricky Eugene Rhodes, 47, followed a search of his computer, which authorities found after he pawned it. He's currently being held in Jackson County's maximum-security jail on a $170,000 bond.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Wednesday's edition.