Sex Offenders Taken Into Custody After Failing to Register
Over the summer, Deputy Matt Wilson, of the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, has verified more than 50 offenders. Johnson and Tidwell were in clear violation, the Sheriff's site said.
Allen Johnson, 52, and Thomas Tidwell, 40, were both taken into custody and charged with failure to register as sex offenders, under O.C.G.A. 40-1-12, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Department's Facebook page.
Over the summer, Deputy Matt Wilson, of the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, has verified more than 50 offenders. Johnson and Tidwell were in clear violation, the Sheriff's site said. Both men are being held in the Douglas County Jail without bond, according to arrest records.
During the Month of June 2012, School Resource Officer, Wilson has been working with Investigations Department on sex offender verifications. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office maintains Sex Offender Registration for more then 150 current registered offenders. Wilson has been out in the community daily verifying information on registered offenders. This information includes pertinent information of their current living and working locations to ensure they are in compliance with Georgia Sex Offender Registration Laws. Registered offenders must provide this information to the Sheriff's Office and must notify them of any changes of their information by law.
Wilson will continue to do verifications for the next several weeks to ensure all registered offenders have been checked and their information is current and up to date.
Search for local sex offenders on this page of the Sheriff's website.