Registered sex offender walked on Iredell Co. elementary school ground

Registered sex offender walked on Iredell Co. elementary school ground
John Berry was arrested after witnesses told officials he was seen walking on school premises

IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Iredell County deputies received information that a registered sex offender entered school property Friday.

Officials say deputies responded to Celeste Henkel Elementary School and was unable to locate John Berry. A deputy interviewed witnesses in the area and discovered Berry walked onto the school’s property, officials say.

An arrest warrant was taken out for felony sex offender on child premises. Berry, registered out of Alexander County, was located on Springfield Drive in Stony Point where he was taken into custody.

He was transported to the Iredell County Detention Center and taken in front of a magistrate who issues a $15,000 dollar secured bond.

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