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Search for sex offender turns up meth and guns

Allen Wayne Batson (Source:  Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office) Allen Wayne Batson (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)

Region 8 deputies searching for a sex offender who failed to register found him.  And a whole lot more.

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Lawrence County sheriff's investigators arrested Allen Wayne Batson, 63, on charges of failing to register as a sex offender, possession of a controlled substance (meth and marijuana), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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