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Sex offender charged after being tracked to Statesville school


A convicted sex offender in Iredell County is facing additional charges after investigators found evidence that he had been on school grounds.

According to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, investigators were contacted by a probation officer on Thursday about a sex offender who is being monitored by satellite.

Investigators say satellite tracking information show that 37-year-old Shawn Maurice Gregory , of Statesville, shows he was on the property of the Success Charter School off of Rickert Street.

A felony warrant was issued for Gregory for one count of Sex Offender being on a Child Premises. 

Gregory was found at his home on McLaughlin Street and taken into custody. He was transported to the Iredell County Detention Center and was placed under $30,000 secured bond. 

Probation and Parole hit Gregory with an additional charge for tampering with his satellite tracking equipment and was placed under an additional $50,000 secured bond.

Gregory was placed on the Sex Offender Registry for Indecent Liberties with Children after he was convicted in October 2002.

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