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McMinn deputies arrest sex offender who was working at Calhoun City Hall

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MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

McMinn County Deputies arrested a registered sex offender Thursday around 2 p.m. who was being allowed to work on the roof of Calhoun City Hall.

Around 1 p.m. Sheriff Joe Guy and his officers learned that 49-year-old James Edward Leamon, a registered sex offender was working on the roof of Calhoun City Hall.

Sheriff Guy and his officers also learned Leamon had an outstanding indictment for violation of the sex offender registry.

Leamon was found guilty in Bradley County for Aggravated Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure in July 2001

Upon further investigation the authorities discovered that Leamon had not updated his offender and work location status, nor reported to authorities as required by the Sex Offender Registry.

Authorities also discovered that Leamon was working within 1000 feet of a Calhoun School, which is a violation of sex offender registry.

Leamon was charged with a second violation of the sex offender registry and is in the McMinn County Justice Center on a $30,000 bond.

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