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in Starkville on Fri­day when he vi­o­lated the terms of his bond by forcibly re­mov­ing his an­kle mon­i­tor. He was ap­pre­hended by po­lice a couple of hours later after be­ing spot­ted by Ok­tibbeha County deputies on Greenfield Street near Sud­duth El­e­men­tary.

He was then ar­rested with­out in­ci­dent and taken to the Ok­tibbeha County Jail.

Arnold was first charged with at­tempted kid­nap­ping ear­lier this month, after he tried to check out a first grade stu­dent at Sud­duth El­e­men­tary with­out the guardian's per­mis­sion.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors pre­vi­ously said Arnold has a his­tory of vi­o­lent of­fenses, which in­cludes charges of as­sault, dis­or­derly con­duct, pos­ses­sion of a firearm by a felon and sec­ond de­gree bat­tery in Louisiana.

A pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing is sched­uled for Arnold on March 21 at 2 p.m.

Those con­victed of at­tempted kid­nap­ping in Mis­sis­sippi face a min­i­mum sen­tence of one year in prison and a max­i­mum sen­tence of life, ac­cord­ing to Mis­sis­sippi Code 97-3-53.

The SDN’s Char­lie Ben­ton and Lo­gan Kirk­land con­trib­uted to this re­port.

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