Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Non-Compliant Sex Offender Arrested
Date of News Release: 12/07/2010
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- On Tuesday, morning 1:28 AM, Ricky L. Carpenter was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff's Department in Lake City Florida, his extradition in pending.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 12/02/2010(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police have an arrest warrant for Ricky L. Carpenter for being non-compliant with the Sex Offender Registry. Carpenter has failed provide his currant address as required by law. Any person required by law to register as a sex offender must notifying Kentucky State Police or the Division of Probation and Parole of any address change. Any person who knowingly violates any of the provisions of this section or prior law is guilty of a Class D felony for the first offense and a Class C felony for each subsequent offense.
This is Carpenter second subsequent offense for being non-compliant. He is also wanted in Fayette County on felony theft charges. He possibly could be traveling with his girlfriend and driving a green 1993 Ford Ranger pickup with KY tag # 434-FMT. Carpenter's last known address was in Sadieville, KY, (Scott County) he is age 44, white male, 5'11", 170 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Ricky L. Carpenter is asks to contact the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post at 502-227-2221 or your local law enforcement agency.
Kentucky State Police Post 12, provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.