Search for Winston County Fugitive

Winston County, Miss. The Winston County Sheriff's Department is looking for a fugitive wanted for statutory rape.

21-year old Ricky Cole has eluded authorities for months. He's believed to be in the Noxapater area, but is also known to hang out in Philadelphia, Meridian and the Gulf Coast.

Meanwhile, authorities were able to arrest two women in the case. Early Thursday morning the Winston County Sheriff's Department responded to a tip that fugitive Ricky Cole was at a Noxapater residence, but he was gone by the time they got there. Officers arrested 37-year old Stormy Burnham and 38-year old Heather Hunt of Noxapater. They've been charged with aiding and abetting a fugitive. If you know anything about the whereabouts of Ricky Cole, call Winston County authorities at (662) 773-5881 or (662) 773-9999.