Another sex offender has been arrested in Miller County for failure to comply with registry laws.
According to a press release from the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, deputies completed an investigation July 12, 2018 of Leonard W. Wilson, a registered offender, for allegedly failing to report that his employment, as is mandated by federal and state sex offender registry laws.
During the investigation, the 34-year-old Tuscumbia resident was found at Steak ’n’ Shake where he was arrested. He is being held at the Miller County Adult Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 bond.
Wilson was convicted of sexual abuse in 2016.
Deputies arrested Steven D. Thompson of Eldon on July 9 for non-compliance, locating the 54-year-old at the Eldon Aquatic Center.
Thompson was convicted in 1994 of sexual abuse of a minor involving a 13-year-old female victim. He is now charged in Miller County with failure to register, residing within 1,000 feet of a school post-conviction and being physically present at a park with a pool. All three charges are Class E felonies.
According to a press release from the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Thompson failed to properly report a change of address to the sheriff’s office as mandated by federal and state sex offender registry laws.
He is now being held at the Miller County Adult Detention Center. Bond was set at $50,000.