Columbus man arrested for failing to register as a sex offender

Columbus man arrested for failing to register as a sex offender

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender and violation of probation has been found and taken into custody.

Mariel Watson, 26, had an original charge of aggravated assault with the intent to rape.

Watson's prior charges include but not limited to battery with harm, cruelty in the third-degree, battery of an unborn child and obstruction.

Sheriff John Darr posted to Facebook on Wednesday morning that Mariel Watson has been apprehended.

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