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Missing Sex Offender Living in Edison Arrested in Bridgewater

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A high-profile sex-offender who went missing from his Edison motel has been arrested and taken into custody, according to published reports.

Paul Timmendequas, 51, was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bridgewater, after police got a tip from someone who spotted him fishing at the Washington Valley Reservoir, according to NJ.com.

Paul Timmendequas was convicted of sexually assaulting two girls in East Brunswick and he was sentenced to a seven-year prison term.

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Paul Timmendequas' infamous brother, Jesse Timmendequas, was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering 7-year-old Megan Kanka in 1994 in Hamilton Township that led to the creation of Megan’s Law.

According to the sex offender registry, his address was at the Beauty Rest Motel in Edison, but he was reported missing on May 26, when he failed to check in with his parole officer.

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