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Known Sex Offender Busted


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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Akron Police Department, with the assistance of Summit County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, arrested known sex offender William L. McCants.

The 42-year-old was arrested after extensive surveillance and numerous interviews. He was arrested without incident after leaving an adult video store on Case Avenue.

McCants was wanted for two counts of Pandering Obscenities Involving a Minor and two counts of Use of a Minor in Nudity Oriented Material by the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department. The warrants had a nationwide pick-up radius. McCants also had warrants issued by the Summit County Sheriff's Office for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Tampering with Records, Suspended Driver's License and Driving under Suspension.

McCants was booked into the Summit County Jail.

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