Man charged with violating probation by having Facebook profile

Police say a man convicted of sexual offenses involving a minor several years ago was arrested Tuesday after detectives learned he was using a
Facebook page in violation of his probation. 

Officers with the Paducah Police Department say 50-year-old Nathan Dukes was operating the Facebook profile under a false name. Dukes was convicted in 2012 of using an electronic communication system to procure a minor to perform a sex act, and in 2013 of possessing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

Dukes operated the Facebook page, police say, from Feb. 1, 2016, through April 4, 2016, which is a violation of his probation.

He was arrested at 2:37 p.m. on Tuesday and jailed in McCracken County Regional Jail.

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