published Monday, December 31st, 2012

Sex offenders who didn’t register arrested in DeKalb County, Ala.

Two sex offenders who failed to register with the DeKalb County, Ala., Sheriff’s Office as required were arrested recently, a news release states.

Brandon Wayne Wilemon, 30, of Boaz, initially was arrested on Dec. 22 and charged with unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in the release.

Later it was brought to authorities’ attention that Wilemon is a sex offender who failed to register with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and was living/staying with a minor child, Harris said.

Wilemon subsequently was charged with failure to register as a sex offender.

In an unrelated case, Robin Edward Lankford, 33, of Crossville, is a sex offender who moved from Marshall County, Ala., to DeKalb County. He was arrested Thursday and charged with failure to register his status.

“If a sex offender moves to a different county they are supposed to let the sheriff’s office know where they are moving to and register with them,” Harris said in the release.

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