RALEIGH, N.C. — A registered sex offender was arrested at the North Carolina State Fair on Tuesday, according to WTVD.
Police said Tyrone Szabo, 64, was arrested after posing as a ride inspector in the children’s area of the fair.
Someone noticed that he was acting strange and alerted police.
Deputies ran a check on him and found that he was convicted on multiple counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor in 2006.
Szabo was charged with impersonating a public officer and being a sex offender on premises where children were present.