Jonathan Tadder

ITHACA, N.Y. — An Ithaca sex offender who violated a child in 2012 was remanded to jail Monday after being accused of multiple probation violations.

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Jonathan Tadder, 28, was convicted in 2014 of first-degree attempted sexual assault for having sexual contact with a child less than 11 years old in 2012, court records show.

Tadder was sentenced to 10 years of probation and three months in jail that was served on weekends. Court records show that he was also sentenced to, among other things, register as a sex offender, attend sexual offender court, and stay away from anyone less than 17-years-old.

Jonathan Tadder

Court records with statements from the Tompkins County probation office, say Tadder violated the following counts of his probation:

— Not participating in substance abuse treatment as directed.

— Admitting on Aug. 21 to using bath salts regularly and allegedly continuing to use the drug after admitting to using them.

— Moved to a new residence — from Ithaca to Spencer — without prior notification or approval from his probation officer.

— He was suspended from the Sex Offender Accountability and Responsibilities

Tadder, who is a level 2 sex offender, also reportedly did not appear to sexual offender court as directed.

He was remanded to the Tompkins County Jail after being arraigned Monday and is currently being held without bail.

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Jolene Almendarez

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