Fla. Man Held in Ala. On Sex Offender Violation

By: Ap Email
By: Ap Email

CROSSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A registered sex offender from Florida
has been arrested after he was found hiding in the attic of a
Crossville residence.

The Gadsden Times reports (http://bit.ly/u2jIGZ ) that
27-year-old Christopher Rodgers of St. Cloud, Fla., was arrested
Wednesday after DeKalb County sheriff's deputies and other officers
searched a home.

DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the sheriff's office was
contacted Tuesday by a Florida probation officer advising that
Rodgers had traveled to DeKalb County.

A probation violation warrant was issued Wednesday from Osceola
County, charging Rodgers with violating the conditions of his
community control. An arrest warrant also was issued for failure to
comply with the state's sex offender registration laws.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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