Poplarville Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation

From:  News Release   8/2/17   GCN

JACKSON- Today, Attorney General Jim Hood announced that 23-year-old Darryl Warner
III, of Poplarville, pled guilty to one count of child exploitation.

Warner, originally from Picayune, appeared Monday before Pearl River County Circuit
Court Judge Claiborne McDonald. Judge McDonald scheduled a sentencing hearing for
Friday, August 11, at 9:00 a.m. Warner faces up to 40 years behind bars.

Warner was arrested April 5, 2016, after being found in possession of child sexual
abuse images of children under the age of eight. He was arrested by Investigator
Wayne Lynch of the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit/Internet Crimes Against
Children Task Force with assistance from the Pearl River County Sheriff's Office and
the Picayune Police Department.

The case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Brandon Ogburn of
the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit.