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KCSO Searching for Violent Sex Offender
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registry Enforcement Unit is searching for a violent sex offender who has an outstanding warrant for a violation of the sex offender registry.
59-year-old Jerry Steven Heltonwas originally convicted of two counts of engaging in sexual contact by the use of force and aggravated assault with the intent to commit aggravated sexual abuse against a 17-year-old female within the boundaries of the Smoky Mountain National Park.
Helton’s last known address was 2016 Ailor Avenue in Knoxville. He maybe driving a grey Plymouth Voyager van with a Tennessee license plate number of F1743L. Anyone with information regarding Helton is asked to contact KCSO’s Teleserve Unit at (865) 215-2243.