MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. A North Carolina man wanted by the Army for desertion has been arrested in South Carolina on a disorderly conduct charge.
The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported Monday that 20-year-old Ronald Gene Jackson II, of Star, was riding on an unsafe part of a vehicle. He was arrested by Myrtle Beach police Saturday and officers discovered that he was wanted by the Army on a desertion charge.
That charge carries a sentence of more than one year. A call to an Army spokesman was not immediately returned Monday.
Jackson was being held at the Horry County jail Monday.