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Granville County man accused of spreading HIV

Posted November 10, 2008 6:06 p.m. EST

— Authorities are looking for a Granville County man accused of spreading the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

George Edward Cash is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, inflicting serious injury and two public health violations, authorities said.

If you know of Cash's whereabouts, you are asked to call the Granville County Sheriff's Office at (919) 693-3213.

In August, a Raleigh man pleaded guilty to charges that he failed to use a condom and notify sexual partners that he has HIV.

Joshua Waldon Weaver, 23, received a 45-day jail sentence that was suspended and 30 months of supervised probation under the conditions that he comply with North Carolina Administrative Code 10-41 A.02020 (1)(a)(e), which addresses control measures regarding HIV, and North Carolina General Statute 130A-144 (f), which requires all people to comply with measures controlling communicable diseases.