Monitoring device leads police to registered sex offender

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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