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Sex offender charged with failure to register move

Published 1:11pm Thursday, February 7, 2013

A registered sex offender in Morgan County is back in custody after not living at his registered address.

David Joe Wright

The Morgan County Special Vicitms Unit arrested David Joe Wright, 54, on Feb. 5. The suspect was charged with failure to register a move. He is being held in the Morgan County on a $2,500 bond.

Wright, a convicted sex offender, is required to register in accordance with statutes of the Sexual Offenders Registration Notification Act. SVU investigator Eric fields found that Wright failed to register his change of address with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. Wright had not been staying at his registered address but had been staying at 2414 Highway 31 in Athens.


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