Amherst Co. Sheriff's office arrests man wanted on various charges

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AMHERST Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- In a statement released Sunday on Facebook, the Amherst County Sheriff's Office said it had arrested Adolphus "Bert" Branham of Madison Heights, who was wanted on charges including aggravated sexual battery.

The sheriff's office thanked t he public for its help in locating him.

In a news release Friday, the sheriff's office sought the public's help in finding Branham. He was wanted on charges of aggravated sexual battery, sexual battery and two charges of failure to appear.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call (434) 946-9300, or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.