PALATKA, Fla. -- Marion County law enforcement arrested a 21-year-old man from Palatka on Tuesday, October 9 on sex crimes charges.
Brandon Wilkerson was arrested after an ongoing investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigations Division, according to a new release from the Sheriff's Office.
According to the release, investigation showed Wilkerson had engaged in lewd and lascivious behavior with a minor.
A warrant for Wilkerson's arrest was issued in Putnam County and he was found in Marion County. The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested him.
Putnam County authorities extradited Wilkerson to the Putnam County Jail, where he was booked on charges of sexual battery and lewd and lascivious behavior. He is being held without bond.
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