NEW: Martin trying to verify if ‘violent sexual predator’ is in county


The Martin County Sheriff’s Office wants the public’s help in determining whether “a violent sexual predator from Vermont” is living in the county.

The sheriff’s office said it has reason to believe Brian Edward Niedzielski, 54, is living in Martin County. Niedzielski must register with law enforcement but he has not informed authorities that he is doing so.

Niedzielski has a history of possessing child pornography, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone who sees Niedzielski or has information on his whereabouts is asked call the Martin County Sheriff’s Office at 772-220-7000.



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