Police: Carbondale man fails to register as sex offender

Paris A. Thomas (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
Paris A. Thomas (Source: Carbondale Police Department)

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The City of Carbondale Police Department conducted compliance checks of all registered sex offenders on June 14, 2011 who reside in the Carbondale. Police say one offender was found to be non-compliant.

Paris A. Thomas was found to be non-compliant and was located and arrested, according to Carbondale Police.  He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

There are currently 39 registered sex offenders who reside in Carbondale, according to police.

The Carbondale Police Department conducted the operation with the cooperation and assistance of the United States Marshal Service and the Southern Illinois University Department of Public Safety under the auspices of the Adam Walsh Child Protection Safety Act of 2006.

Police say the goal of the operation was to ensure the safety of the members of our community by obtaining 100% compliance of sex offenders who reside in Carbondale.

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