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Du Quoin man arrested on multiple Virginia warrants

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DU QUOIN (WSIL) -- A Du Quoin man is behind bars on multiple warrants from the state of Virginia.

Police say 36-year-old Jeffrey Heesch Jr. was arrested on June 24th for soliciting minors through electronic devices and proposing sex by computer.

"We were contacted by authorities in Virginia and made aware of the warrants. We were able to locate him in the 600 block of Main Street and take him into custody without incident," said Du Quoin Police Chief Steve Ingram.

Heesch is currently being held at the Perry County Jail, awaiting extradition.