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New police unit begins checks on sexual offenders

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A newly formed state police unit arrested two men during its first set of checks on convicted sexual offenders.

The Megan's Law Compliance Unit checked the homes and workplaces of sexual offenders living in Juniata and Mifflin counties during the operation June 24-25.

Bryan Scott Wyland, 44, of East Waterford, was arrested for failing to report an email address and Facebook account, police said.

Paul Leroy Kirchoff, 27, of Lewistown, was arrested for failed to notify state police of his change of address.

A third person is under investigation and charges are pending.

The Megan’s Law Compliance Unit was formed to create greater accountability and monitoring of sexual offenders.

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