TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Arrest for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registry
Date of News Release: 04/14/2011
(Mayfield, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police have charged a western Kentucky man for failing to comply with the Kentucky Sexual Offender Registry. On Thursday, April 14th, information was received regarding a convicted sexual offender who had allegedly moved from Graves County to McCracken County. Further investigation revealed that 22-year-old Andrew Jeffers moved from a residence in Graves County to the River City Mission in McCracken County. Jeffers had been staying at the mission for several weeks. After consulting with the Kentucky Office of Probation and Parole, it was further discovered that Jeffers never changed his place of residence with the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry. Jeffers had previously been convicted of Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree in February of 2011 in Marshall County.
A warrant was obtained for Jeffers who was located at the River City Mission on Thursday afternoon. Jeffers was arrested and charged with Failure to Comply with the Kentucky Sexual Offender Registry, a class D felony. Jeffers was lodged in the Graves County Jail. Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Paducah Police Department and the Kentucky Office of Probation and Parole. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Dean Patterson with the Kentucky State Police.