Woman comes home to find sex offender folding laundry

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A Cook County woman came home on Christmas to find a strange man folding her laundry in her Irving Park neighborhood apartment, police said.

Paul Edge, a registered sex offender, was charged with violation of sex offender registration, a felony, and a misdemeanor count of criminal trespass, authorities said.

Police said he also claimed he had cleaned the apartment.

Edge was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 15-year-old in 2005.

A judge set bail at $125,000 on Wednesday.  


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