Police search for registered sex offender in Alexander County

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a registered sex offender from the area who could be in Mecklenburg County. 

Devon Duprea Barry, 51, is a registered sex offender in Alexander County. Deputies said he no longer lives at his registered address, Poplar Springs Rd. in Statesville. 

Duprea has outstanding warrants in Alexander, Iredell, and Cabarrus County. He may be living in Mecklenburg County or out of state. 

Duprea is described as a black male, 6'0" tall, around 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Alexander County Sheriff's Office at (828) 632-1111.