Olean man arrested after failing to register as sex offender

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 64-year old Maurice Edward Turner Monday on a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender.

The warrant was issued by the Town of Portville. Turner was arraigned in Town of Allegany Court and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail on $5,000 bail.

Turner served was convicted in 2003 of first degree sexual abuse involving a 10-year-old girl in Olean.

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