Detectives said they arrested a sex offender after he was seen around children and did not report for work.
William Fender, 34, was arrested and charged with violation of probation and failure to report employment.
Fender was previously convicted of child molestation May 2008.
He is required by law to report certain information to the sheriff's office in the county where he resides.
According to a report, detectives also learned that Fender was living at a motel in Douglas.
He was taken to the Coffee County Jail.
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