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Sex offender arrested for violation
Found living in car near youth center
The sheriff’s department arrested a convicted sex offender who was allegedly found to be living in a vehicle parked near a children’s recreational center on Oct. 27. According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, Charles Henry Ward, 58, faces charges of violating sex offender registry laws after deputies found him living in his vehicle in the parking lot of a church on Old Snow Hill Road. Ray said Ward was found guilty of committing the offense of second-degree sexual assault in Texas in December 1994.