On sex offender registry — and allowed to re-arm

Seven people listed on Georgia’s sex offender registry regained their firearms rights from the state Board of Pardons and Paroles from 2008 through 2013. Here are details about each:

James Claud Moss

Age: 70

Residence: Fayetteville, Fayette County

Conviction: Aggravated child molestation, 1996

Prison term: May 1996 to April 2011

Added to registry: 2001

Richard Scott Moon

Age: 43

Residence: Newborn, Jasper County

Conviction: Child molestation, 1997

Prison term: May 1997 to January 1998

Added to registry: 1998

Paul A. Miller Sr.

Age: 58

Residence: Dalton, Whitfield County

Conviction: Child molestation, 1987

Prison term: Not available

Added to registry: 1997

William Alvin Bishop

Age: 60

Residence: Barnesville, Lamar County

Conviction: Aggravated child molestation, 1995

Prison term: 1996 to 2005

Added to registry: 2005

Anthony Cedric Bellamy

Age: 38

Residence: Newnan, Coweta County

Conviction: Child molestation, 1998

Prison term: July 1998 to May 2000

Added to registry: 2000

Hines Martin Edwards

Age: 50

Residence: Baconton, Mitchell County

Conviction: Sexual assault of a person in custody, 2000

Prison term: 2001 to 2002

Added to registry: 2002

Brandon Earl Hayes

Age: 36

Residence: Dalton, Whitfield County

Conviction: Statutory rape, 1997

Prison term: 1997 to 1998

Added to registry: 1998

Sources: Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Board of Pardons and Paroles, Department of Corrections

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