Registered Bollinger County sex offender arrested for failing to register

A registered sex offender in Bollinger County was arrested on two charges for failing to register as a sex offender.
Published: Sep. 6, 2023 at 4:48 PM CDT
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BOLLINGER CO., Mo. (KFVS) - A registered sex offender from Bollinger County was arrested after failing to register as a sex offender.

On August 30, an investigator with the Bollinger County Sheriff’s Office said they discovered sex offender registration violations during a compliance check for Melvin Jones.

After those violations were discovered, Jones was arrested and charged with two Class E felony counts of failure to register as a sex offender.

Judge Alan Beussink set Jones’ bond at $5,000 cash or surety.

The sheriff’s office said Jones has since posted bond and is not in custody at this time.