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Sex offender headed to prison after probation violations

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Judge Sean O'Brien re-imposed a seven-year prison sentence Tuesday on a man convicted in 2009 of having sexual contact with a child younger than 15.


O'Brien said he "had very little choice" but to send Loren Gene Mead, 21, to prison for his lengthy history of probation violations after Mead admitted last month to violating multiple terms of his probation.

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