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Wanted sex offender appears at Hernando court hearing on drug charge


Wanted Sex offender shows up for hearing

Authorities didn't have to look far for a sex offender who was wanted for failing to follow reporting requirements.

On Wednesday, a day after the Hernando Sheriff's Office put out a call for the public's help to locate him, Dewayne Royce McLendon Sr. was taken into custody when he appeared at the Hernando County Government Center for a court hearing on an unrelated drug charge, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said.

McLendon, 42, was last seen earlier this month in Spring Hill.

Times staff

Wanted sex offender appears at Hernando court hearing on drug charge 11/28/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:22pm]
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