Georgia man arrested in Starkville

SDN Staff Report
Staff Writer

The Starkville Police Department has arrested a Georgia man on incest charges.

Dan Dewayne Newcomb, 69, of Fayetteville, Georgia was arrested on Nov. 17, and formally charged with adultery and fornication; between certain persons forbidden to intermarry, according to a SPD news release.

The alleged incident took place in August 2013, but went unreported until recently, the release said.

Newcomb was processed and taken to the Oktibbeha County Jail, where he is biding time until his first Municipal Court appearance.

He could face 10 years in prison if convicted, according to the Mississippi code.