MONROE, Ga. — A man charged with failing to register as a sex offender was found in Monroe.

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 25-year-old Marquias LaDamen Scott, also known as Marquias LaDarrien Scott.

Scott was convicted in 2016 for sexual battery against a child younger than 16. His residence previously had been verified on March 4, 2020, but since he had been noted as absconding.

Deputies arrested Scott at about 3:30 a.m. Nov. 16 outside a restaurant on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. He remained in jail Monday afternoon with no bond set.

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