TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Arrest McCracken County
Date of News Release: 02/28/2006
(McCracken County, KY) - While conducting an investigation into non-compliant sex offenders in Post 1 district, Detective Russell Boyd discovered that Urban L. Mason of Paducah, KY was non-compliant.
State law cites that if a registered sex offender moves within their home county, they must notify the state the day of the move or prior to it. Mr. Mason failed to do either.
Mr. Mason was taken into custody by the Houston County Sheriffs Department in Alabama on February 1, 2006. Following extradition arrangements, Mr. Mason was flown to Midwest Aviation by the Kentucky State Police Aircraft Branch. He was subsequently lodged in the McCracken County Detention Center charged with Failing to Comply with Sex Offender Registry.
Detective Russell Boyd was assisted by Trooper Brad Ramsey and the Kentucky State Police Aircraft Branch. The investigation is continuing by Detective Russell Boyd.