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Level 3 sex offender arrested

Michael Jones (NYS Police) Michael Jones (NYS Police)

HUDSON, N.Y.—Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett reported the arrest of a Level 3 Sex Offender on Tuesday.

Michael Jones, 36, was charged with Failure to Report Change of Address, his second conviction, under the New York State Corrections Law, a felony.

On November 1, 2013, Jones was released from State Prison and reported that he was planning to reside in Columbia County. After his release, he failed to notify law enforcement where he was residing.

On March 10, 2014, Sheriff's Deputies contacted the Sheffield Massachusetts Police Department and told them Jones suspected location. Officers took him into custody soon after.

Jones was turned over to the custody of Columbia County Sheriff's Deputy Joshua Oakes on March 11.

Jones was then sent to Columbia County Jail with $1,000 cash bail or $1,500 bond.

He is scheduled to return to court on March 13.

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