Arrested on one felony count of touching a child for lustful purpose
On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 25-year-old George Somers on one felony count of Molesting-Touching of a Child for Lustful Purposes.
According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, Harrison County Sheriff’s Investigators received a report from Child Protective Services that George Somers had molested a 3-year-old.
During the investigation, Somers admitted to investigators that he had molested a 3-year-old. Investigators obtained a warrant for George Somers for Molesting- Touching of a Child for Lustful Purposes. Somers was arrested on the warrant at the Harrison County Criminal Investigation Division.
Somers was booked into the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility and charged with Molesting-Touching of a Child for Lustful Purposes. Somers is being held in lieu of a $100,000 dollar bond set by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain.