George County No-Show Arrested in Quitman

Quitman, Miss. A man who failed to show up for his sentencing on a drug conviction in George County has been arrested in Quitman.

52-year-old Joseph Phillip Knowles now faces a new charge of failure to appear in court.

Knowles was convicted of possession of methadone in November 2013 and was allowed to remain free on bond until his sentencing in January 2014.

When he didn't show up for court, investigators began searching for him.