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Registered sex offender arrested at school

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Updated: 9/10/2013 4:04 pm
CALEDONIA, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Columbus man has been arrested and charged with being a registered sex offender on school property.

Lowndes County jail records show Ricky Thomas Palmer, 32, of Highway 373 was arrested at Caledonia High School Friday night by the Caledonia Town Marshal.

The details of the arrest have not been released.

Palmer is listed on the state's sex offender registry as having been convicted of sexual battery of a child in Wisconsin in March of 2000.

Under state law, registered sex offenders are prohibited for being near a school or on school grounds unless summoned by school officials or dropping off or picking up their children.

Bond for Palmer was set at $325.
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