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Sex offender arrested on suspicion of failing to report address

A 59-year-old transient man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender, Roseburg police said today.

Larry Eugene Sheridan was contacted camping in a vacant lot at 10:40 p.m. in the area of Winchester Avenue and Shambrook Avenue and drinking a 40-ounce beer.

Sheridan initially provided a false name to officers, police said.

The officer learned that Sheridan is a sex offender and had not registered his address.

He was arrested on suspicion of failure to register as a sex offender, providing false information to a police officer and drinking in public.

He was taken to the Douglas County Jail, where he was held today in lieu of $12,500 bail.

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The News-Review Updated Oct 18, 2013 11:24AM Published Oct 17, 2013 12:07PM Copyright 2013 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.