Candler County locates, arrests wanted man

Candler County locates, arrests wanted man

CANDLER COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Sheriff John Miles has located and arrested Martin Rodriguez without incident. He is being charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes.

Investigators got word Rodriguez was in a car with some people in the county. The sheriff took off toward Highway 129 near the county line.

“I went to an area I thought they might travel to. Almost as soon as I got to that location, I spotted the vehicle,” Candler County Sheriff John Miles said.

Sheriff Miles says Rodriguez surrendered. He remains in the Candler County Jail.


The Candler County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a man who they say is wanted for sex crimes.

Deputies are looking for Martin Rodriguez. It is unknown exactly what charges he’s facing, but the sheriff’s office says their investigation is ongoing.

Rodriguez was last seen in a 1999 Gold Ford Expedition with Georgia plate: R-C-F-6-0-4-7. Deputies say he was last seen in Candler County, but could be in the Vidalia or Evans County areas as well.

If you see him or know where he may be, contact the Candler County Sheriff’s Office.

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