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Man caught violating sex offender registry act

Joel Thomas Jenkins (Source: Marked Tree Police Department) Joel Thomas Jenkins (Source: Marked Tree Police Department)
MARKED TREE, AR (KAIT) -

Marked Tree police arrested a man Monday for violating the sex offender registry act.

According to Marked Tree Police Chief Jerry Lung, Joel Thomas Jenkins was violating conditions of the sex offender registry by creating a social media account.

When confronted, Jenkins denied owning the social media profile, which is a direct violation of the level 3 sex offender act.

Jenkins was bound over to Poinsett County Circuit Court on a $5,000 bond. 

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