Wanted sex offender arrested in Beckley

Local - 2/10/2014 7:29 PM by Courtney Rosemond
BECKLEY - A wanted Charleston man is arrested in Raleigh County for failing to register as a sex offender.

Leslie Edward McGuire, 55,  was previously a registered sex offender in Kanawha County; however, had been entered into NCIC as fugitive for failing to report to the South Charleston Detachment.

McGuire must register due to convictions of 2 counts of sexual assault of a 13 and 15 year old females in Missoula, Montana.

McGuire had been a fugitive since October 2013 and his arrest came after receiving information that he had moved to the Beckley area.

He was arraigned before Raleigh County Magistrate Steve Massie with bond set at $125,000. He was unable to post bond and was remanded to the Southern Regional Jail awaiting court proceedings in Kanawha County.


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