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Convicted sex offender arrested in Athens

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Wells was transferred to the Limestone County Jail. Wells was transferred to the Limestone County Jail.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens Police arrested a convicted sex offender for a violation of travel restrictions.

Police said Vernon Lee Wells Sr. was not home after authorities checked his residence over the course of several days and were not able to come in contact with him.

According to Alabama law, a sex offender must report to authorities if the person intends to temporarily be away from the county.

Wells was booked into the Athens Police Department and transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

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