Police Arrest 4 Sex Offenders
There are 169 sex offenders residing in Cherokee County.
Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies and State of Georgia Probation Officers took to the streets of Cherokee County for the second phase of a sex offender verification operation Thursday starting at 5 p.m., said Lt. Jay Baker, spokesman for the Cherokee Sheriff's Office. The first phase took place on Nov. 17. Officials made contact with 56 of the scheduled 62 offenders at their residences. The remaining six will be verified in the coming days.
Four sex offenders were arrested during Thursday’s operation:
- Shanon Byrd, 31, of Canton, was charged probation violation and remains in custody without bond.
- Steven Archer, 35, of Woodstock, was charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 ounce, drugs not kept in original container and possession of a schedule lV drug. Archer was released on a $12,835 bond.
- Charles Eden, 27, of Woodstock, was charged with probation violation, drugs not kept in original container and possession of a schedule lll drug. Eden remains in custody without bond.
- Daniel Judice, 24, of Canton was charged with probation violation and possession of marijuana less than 1 ounce. Judice remains in custody without bond.
There are 169 sex offenders residing in Cherokee County, Baker said. Every sex offender’s residence is verified at least twice a year.
If you would like to register to receive updates if a sex offender moves near your home go to http://www.cherokeega-sheriff.org and click on Sex Offender Registry.