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Eldon man accused of failing to register as sex offender

Eldon man accused of failing to register as sex offender

July 11th, 2018 by Staff Reports in Local News
Steven Thompson

An Eldon man has been charged with failing to register as a sex offender.

Steven Thompson, 54, also is charged with being a sex offender and residing within 1,000 feet of a school along with being a sex offender and physically present at a park or pool.

The incident occurred Sunday when deputies completed an investigation into Thompson's not properly reporting his change of address as required state and federal following a conviction as a sex offender, according to Miller County Sheriff's Department reports.

Thompson was found at the Eldon Aquatics Center and was arrested.

Authorities said Thompson was convicted in 1994 for sexual abuse of a 13-year-old minor.