Monitoring device leads police to registered sex offender

Monitoring device leads police to registered sex offender (Image 1)
Monitoring device leads police to registered sex offender (Image 1)

Murfreesboro police arrested a registered sex offender Sunday after they were alerted he was within 1,000 feet of a school or park.

According to WGNS Radio, authorities were able to track down 25-year-old Justin Watkins due to a GPS monitoring device he is required to wear.

Watkins was convicted on sexual battery charges in 2012 and is listed as a sexual offender.

*WGNS Radio contributed to this report.

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