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A carnival worker who was a convicted sex offender has been bound to the grand jury on charges he violated the sexual predator law.
The suspect, Zachary George, 25, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke and was bound to the grand jury on charges of violating work and residential sex offender restrictions, public intoxication, and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
He was charged after patrolling officers found him drinking in the parking lot of the Warren County A&L Fair last month. A search revealed he was carrying brass knuckles. A check of his background found he is a convicted sex offender out of Illinois. The incident involved a 16-year-old girl when he was 17. State law requires a sex offender to register his or her whereabouts within 48 hours of moving to a new address. The law also puts limitations on employment where the offender has access to children.
In other General Sessions Trial Court action Tuesday afternoon:
• Amanda Mooneyham was bound to the grand jury on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Sherry Lance was bound to the grand jury on charges of shoplifting, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
• Brian Lewis was bound to the grand jury on charges of unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Alexis Randolph was given an 11-month, 29-day sentence but released on time served for aggravated criminal trespass and theft. He must also make restitution and perform 25 hours public service work.
• Kiel Blaauw was bound to the grand jury on the charge of theft.
• Justin Hicks was directed to serve 48 hours of an 11-29 sentence, perform 24 hours public service      work and was warned to stay out of Walmart for shoplifting.
• Cotey V. Hill was issued an 11-29 probationary sentence and must undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for prescription fraud.
• Logan Watt was granted a six-month judicial diversion and must pay $250 plus costs and perform 16 hours public service work for possession of marijuana.
• Tracey M. Goforth had probation extended by six months and must perform 25 hours public service work for violation of probation.
• Ashley Golden must serve five days for violation of probation.
• Jessica Potter must serve 48 hours and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for violation of probation.
• Tasche Ramos had her probation extended by six months for violation of probation.
• Emily Sullivan must serve five days for violation of probation.