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Sex offender notification

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is letting the public know a convicted sex offender is now at residence at 49920 SE North Santiam Hwy., Idanha.

Charles Gordon Dunaway, 37, is on post prison supervision for crimes of weapons use and felon in possession of a weapon. He was previously supervised for the crime of Sodomy I.

“The individual on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense that requires regsitration with the Sheriff’s Offce. Additionally, this person’s criminal history places them in a classification level which reflects the potential to re-offend,” MCSO said in a statement. “This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.”

Dunaway supervision is set to expire March 17, 2024.

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