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DeKalb County officials tracked down 171 registered sex offenders

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The Sheriff's office reported it tracked down 171 registered sex offenders. (Source: MGN) The Sheriff's office reported it tracked down 171 registered sex offenders. (Source: MGN)
DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

DeKalb County declared it has tabs on its sex offenders, but it took reinforcements to track them all.

The Sheriff's office reported it tracked down 171 registered sex offenders. Most of them were following the rules for sex offenders, but 16 weren't.

Five of them turned out to have felony warrants against them too. The Sheriff's office said verifying all of them took a lot of help from the Fort Payne Police Department, the ABI, the Board of Pardons and Paroles, and the US Marshals.

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