Grant County authorities locate man wanted for failing to register as sex offender

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Derrick Newell

Update (January 31, 2017): Newell was located and arrested on his warrants, according to Grant County authorities.

GRANT COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Grant County are looking for a man wanted on a pair of warrants.

Derrick Newell, 36, is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender as well as a probation violation.

Police said Newell is about 5’9” and 140 pounds.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers at 765-662-TIPS (8477). Tipsters can remain anonymous and could earn a $1,000 cash reward for information resulting in the arrest or indictment of people who commit felony crimes.