An Alaska sex offender has been found living in DeKalb County.
Sheriff Patrick Ray says deputies arrested 51 year old George Leo Micheaux Thursday for violation of the sex offender law for failure to register.
Sheriff Ray says officers found Micheaux living at a motel on Highway 70 East in Smithville. He had been living in DeKalb County since September 23rd.
Micheaux is a sex offender in the State of Alaska, where he was convicted for second degree sexual abuse of a minor.
Micheaux had last registered in Canyon County Idaho on June 9th. The State of Idaho has been notified of Micheaux's arrest and charges will be sought against him there. Micheaux's bond was set at $10,000 and he will appear in court on October 9th.
In another case, 25 year old Bradley Lloyd Kelley of Neil Drive, Smithville and 36 year old Sherry Jared of Edgewood Drive, Cookeville were charged September 29th with theft of property over $500. Sheriff Ray says the two were arrested after they took a 1984 Buick from a farm on Nashville Highway without the owner's consent. Bond for both Kelley and Neil was set at $5,000 and they will appear in court on October 23rd.
Also on September 29th, deputies responded to a call on Hurricane Ridge in Smithville and stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. Sheriff Ray says 32 year old Brian Keith Mitchell of Philadelphia Road Lebanon was arrested for driving on a suspended license after deputies ran a check and found that Mitchell's license was suspended for failure to satisfy a citation on July 30th, 2007 in Wilson County. Mitchell's bond was set at $1,000 and he will appear in court on October 15th.
Meanwhile, deputies stopped 26 year old William Travis Malone for a traffic offense on September 29th. Sheriff Ray says upon a check of Malone's license, officers discovered that it had been suspended for failure to satisfy a citation on May 5th, 2008 in Smith County. Malone's bond was set at $1,000 and he will appear in court on October 15th.
In another case, deputies arrested 27 year old Nestro Daniel Suastegui of Old West Point Road Smithville on Saturday for driving without a license. Sheriff Ray says officers had stopped Suastegui for a traffic violation. When asked by the Deputy for his license, Suastegui could not produce it. A computer check further revealed that Suastegui never had a valid Tennessee driver's license. Suastegui's bond was set at $1000 and will appear in court on October 23rd.