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Police: Sumner sex offender took pictures of minors

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WEST UNION (KWWL) -

Police say a Sumner man, who is a convicted sex offender, was taking pictures of minors with his cell phone at West Union Fest.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a report on Saturday that Jason William Gruenberg, 24, was at West Union Fest possibly taking pictures of minors.

West Union Fest is a citywide celebration with kids games and the Miss West Union pageant.

Deputies searched Gruenberg's cell phone and found several photos of minors.

Under Iowa Code 692A.113, Exclusion Zones for sex offenders, it details being around an event "Loitering" in the presence of minors.

Gruenberg was taken to the Fayette County Jail and charged with failure to comply with the sex offender registry.  If convicted, he could spend two years in jail.

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