Sex Offender Verification

Canton, Cherokee County GA. June 25, 2010 - The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office conducted a mass verification of a large number of its 156 sex offenders living in Cherokee County Thursday evening. Contact was made with 86 of the counties’ sex offenders. A total of 15 people were arrested from charges ranging from narcotics possession, Manufacturing Marijuana, firearms possession, outstanding warrants, Forgery, Probation Violation and possession of child pornography. Of the 15 arrested, 6 were sex offenders. The remaining 9 suspects were persons that were at the residences being verified.

Cherokee County residents can register their address to receive email alerts in the event a sex offender moves within 1 mile of their home by visiting

"I consider the verification of sex offenders in Cherokee County one our agency's highest priorities. Knowing when, where, and what registered sex offenders are doing is an absolute must".

Sheriff Roger Garrison






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