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A man, wanted in Oregon for absconding from parole for being a sex offender, was arrested after drunkenly attracting the attention of police two nights in a row.
Kurtis L. McVae of Portland Ore., 27, was staying at the Knights Inn at 1149 Oakes Rd. And that’s where police found him, covered in vomit.
Police responded to the motel on Feb. 17 to deal with and intoxicated McVae, according to criminal complaints. He gave them a false name, using the first name Kyle. He had given officers the same name the night before when the were called to the establishment.
This time, a witness told police his real name. Police found that McVae was a convicted sex offender and wanted in Oregon.
McVae is charged with failing to register as a sex offender in the Wisconsin and two counts of obstructing an officer.