Sex offender who dodged authorities now behind bars

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Douglas Dellinger

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - A sex offender wanted for more than a year-and-a-half is behind bars in Gaston County.

The Gaston County Sheriff’s Office said Douglas Dellinger last registered his address there in October 2012 but deputies determined it was false and issued a warrant for his arrest in January 2013. 

He's managed to dodge deputies until his arrest Monday night in Charlotte. 

Dellinger was convicted of indecent liberties with a minor in 2004.  

He is in jail under a $50,000 bond.

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