Judge issues warrant for man who misses end of trial


Police are looking for a Seymour man who was convicted Wednesday morning on a Level 1 felony of child molesting in Jackson Circuit Court.

Franklin E. Lee did not show up for the second day of the two-day trial and Judge Richard W. Poynter issued a warrant for his arrest after a jury found Lee guilty.

Lee showed up for the first day of the two-day trial, but did not attend Wednesday.

Anyone who knows Lee’s whereabouts or sees him should call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department at 812-358-2141 or Seymour Police Department at 812-522-1234.

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