In May 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit began investigating 29-year-old, Jacob Whitchurch, of Troy, after detectives discovered he created and maintained a Facebook account, which he did not disclose to the Sheriff’s Office, as required by Missouri State Law.
In June of this year, Whitchurch failed to register by his 90-day registration date.
In September 2006, Whitchurch was convicted of Statutory Sodomy of a six-year-old female, in Lincoln County. In addition, he was found guilty of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in February 2015.
Whitchurch is charged with two-counts of felony Failing to Register as a Sex Offender and is currently housed in the Lincoln County Jail under a $10,000 cash only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.
If anyone has questions on registered sex offenders or law relating to sex offender registration contact Detective Sean Flynn at 636-528-8546 Ex. 3243.