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Chambers County rapist located, arrested for failure to pay fine

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Eddie Joe McCurty was convicted of rape and released from jail in 2009. He was ordered to pay a fine but disappeared after making all the initial payment. He has been relocated and arrested for failure to pay. Eddie Joe McCurty was convicted of rape and released from jail in 2009. He was ordered to pay a fine but disappeared after making all the initial payment. He has been relocated and arrested for failure to pay.
CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. -

A Chambers County man convicted of rape and released from prison years ago as been located and arrested after years of avoiding paying a fine related to his 2001 conviction.

Eddie Joe McCurty was convicted in 2001 of raping a 14-year-old girl in Chambers County. He was sentenced to 15 years but was released in 2009. He was ordered to pay a fine of $2,152 and register as a sex offender as a part of his release. He disappeared after making only the initial payment, according to Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart.

>Alabama Department of Public Safety's Sex Offender registry entry

McCurty, 54, of Lanett, was located over the weekend and arrested for failure to pay, according to the Chambers County Sheriff's Office.

James Brierton

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