Two sex offender homes not searched in Noah Chamberlin hunt

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Law enforcement worked to rule out that sex offenders could be involved in 2-year-old Noah Chamberlin's disappearance.

WREG uncovered nearly ten registered sex offenders within a five-mile radius of where the little boy vanished.

Chester County Sheriff Blair Weaver said he had no reason to believe Noah was abducted.

Early in the week, Weaver said law enforcement searched homes on the state's sex offender registry as a precaution.

There are eight sex offenders on the list within a five-mile radius.

WREG went to one of the listed sex offender's home where his stay-at-home wife answered the door and said law enforcement never stopped by their house.

"Did your husband have anything to do with Noah's disappearance?" a reporter asked.

"He's been at work. He can prove that he's at work," she replied.

"There's sick people out there," Johnny Salinas, who lives near Noah's parents, said. "There's people that don't care about anything and have no regard for human life."

"That's their scapegoats. That's where they go," said the wife.

"Just because it is an easy target, you think?"

"Yeah it is. But they never came by this house at all."

The woman, who WREG is not identifying, said people are using sex offenders as an easy target to blame for Noah's disappearance.

Sheriff Weaver said, in a press conference, two sex offender's homes were not searched by law enforcement because the offenders wear GPS devices.

Weaver told WREG law enforcement was able to rule out those sex offender's involvement based on the tracking technology.

Deputies do not believe foul play is involved in Noah's disappearance, and there is no criminal investigation.

As of Wednesday evening, the hunt for Noah Chamberlin remained a search and rescue operation.

It is unclear if the home WREG visited was one of the homes belonging to an offender with a tracking device.

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