Man Wanted in Sex Crime to Appear in Court

A man claiming to be a preacher accused of a sex crime against a child will be in court Friday.

31 year old William Tyrone Rudolph was arrested by the Hinds County Sheriff's office and charged with two counts of gratification of lust, involving a child he is related to.

Rudolph was arrested at 5452 Williams Drive in West Jackson. He was also wanted on a similar charge in Monroe County, Alabama.

Rudolph told officers he was pastor of the Greater City Refuge Church in Jackson.

Authorities have been unable to give an address of the church.