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      Wanted sex offender back behind bars

      Maries County Sheriffâ??s Office arrested 35-year-old Kenneth Ketcherside of Vienna for multiple violations including felony failure to register as a sex offender.

      A mid-Missouri parole violator is back behind bars. Early Monday morning, members of the Maries County Sheriff??s Office arrested 35-year-old Kenneth Ketcherside of Vienna. Ketcherside was wanted out of Jefferson City for being a Parole Absconder for felony manufacture of a controlled substance, and felony failure to register as a sex offender out of Cole County. He also has an outstanding warrant out of Maries County.Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said he has requested the Maries County Prosecutor charge Ketcherside with a third offense of failure to register as a sex offender.Ketcherside was taken to the Maries County Jail without bond.In August 2012, Ketcherside was arrested after a car chase with Osage County Sheriff's deputies and Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers, which ended when Ketcherside wrecked his car on Osage County road 521.