Investigative services owner behind bars after alleged stalking

Image source: Jackson County Sheriff's Department.
Image source: Jackson County Sheriff's Department.

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The owner of an investigative services business is behind bars accused of stalking a woman he knew. Edwin Paul Seward, 50, of the 2000 block of Pat Lanewas was booked at the Jackson County Adult Detention Saturday, according to the Jackson County Adult Detention Center.

Information on how Seward ended up behind bars was not immediately available. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department announced Friday, Seward was wanted and armed and dangerous. The announcement said he would be charged with an aggravated stalking offense once he was arrested.

Seward reportedly agreed to turn himself in at the Jackson County Sheriff's Department on Friday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said, instead of turning himself in, Seward reportedly told an investigator to, "Hunt me down."

Seward, who is the owner of Civil Process Service and Investigations in Biloxi, was previously convicted of stalking in Biloxi, according to Byrd.

He also has pending violations of protection laws in Mobile, AL, Byrd said.

If convicted of the aggravated stalking offense, Seward could face up to five years in prison.

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