Franklin County deputies spot wanted man

Ronnie D. Adkins 2014
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FRANKLIN COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Franklin County deputies spotted a wanted man Thursday evening, before they say he jumped out of a vehicle and ran away.

A sheriff's department spokesman said deputies spotted Ronnie Daniel Adkins, 44, riding in a vehicle in the Henry area of the county around 5 p.m. Thursday.

Before deputies could pull the driver over, the vehicle turned around, allowing Adkins to jump out and run into the woods.

Adkins is wanted on several charges including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He's described as a white male, 44-years-old, 6'1" tall, 175 lbs., with brown hair, and brown eyes.

Anyone who has contact with Adkins or sees someone who resembles him is urged to call 9-1-1 immediately. Subject may be armed.