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LaPorte County police hunting sexually violent predator

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Maurice Ward (Courtesy LaPorte County Sheriff's Dept.) Maurice Ward (Courtesy LaPorte County Sheriff's Dept.)

LaPorte County police need your help locating a violent sex predator.  They say 28-year-old Maurice Ward is wanted for a parole violation and failing to register as a sex offender.

Ward was convicted in 2004 for Criminal Confinement and identified as a Sexually Violent Predator.  Police say they discovered Ward was registering his sex offender status with an old address and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Ward is 6'3" tall and 215 lbs. with short black hair and brown eyes.  He has a tear drop tattoo under his right eye and is considered dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department at 219-326-7700 ext. 2406. 

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