Man arrested after unannounced check for sex offenders

Henry L. Smith (Source: Metropolis PD)
Henry L. Smith (Source: Metropolis PD)

METROPOLIS, IL (KFVS) - A Metropolis man was arrested Thursday night after police conducted an unannounced check of registered sex offenders.

Police say they checked with 26 offenders to see if they had listed the correct address with police at the time of registration.

Henry L. Smith, 42, of Lindsey Avenue had been sought on a local warrant filed by Metropolis Police on November 22.

According to police, Smith was charged with illegal presence of a child sex offender in a public park.

Police say Smith was jailed in place of cash bond.

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