STING LEADS TO THE ARREST OF SIX SEX OFFENDERS

Stacy Johnson Roger Lindhorst John Heffner Michael Weathers Rickey Craig Brian Porter

The Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit arrested six sex offenders over the weekend for failing to comply with Missouri State registration requirements.

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender criminal offenses include:

Sheriff’s Office arrested 44-year-old Michael Weathers, of first block of Darrell Drive, in Winfield, who was convicted in August 2008 for felony Statutory Rape of a 15 year-old female. Weathers was found to be out of compliance on his Halloween restrictions and failed to notify the Sheriff’s Office he moved to Darrell Drive.
Weathers is charged with his second offense for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and is currently housed in the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on a cash $1,500.00 only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.

Detectives arrested 39-year-old Brian Lee Porter, of the 100 block of Autumn Oaks Drive, in Troy, who was convicted in October 1997 of Child Molestation of a 3 year-old male. Porter failed to register on his 90-day registration date.

Porter is charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and posted a $1,000.00 cash only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.

Detectives arrested 42-year-old John Joseph Heffner, of the 3000 block of Highway 47, in Old Monroe, who was convicted in December 1995 for two counts of felony Sexual Abuse of a 2 year-old male. Heffner also failed to register as a sex offender in both Ralls and Scott Counties. Heffner failed to register on his 90-day registration date.

Heffner is charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and is currently housed in the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on a $1,500.00 only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.

Detectives arrested 45-year-old Roger Eugene Lindhorst, of the 100 block of Bluffview Estates, in Foley, who was convicted in January 2011 for Statutory Rape and Statutory Sodomy of a 13 year-old female. Lindhorst failed to register on his 90-day registration date.

Lindhorst is charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and posted a $1,000.00 cash only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.

Detectives arrested 46-year-old Stacy Lee Johnson, of the 400 block of Addison Street, in Foley, who was convicted in February 1994 for Forcible Rape of a 17 year-old female. Johnson failed to register on his 90-day registration date.

Johnson is charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and posted a $1,000.00 cash or 10% surety bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.

Lastly, detectives arrested 56-year-old Rickey Allen Craig of the 300 block of Trojan Circle, in Troy, who was convicted in August 1997 for felony Statutory Sodomy of a 12 year-old female. Craig failed to register on his 90-day registration date.

Craig is charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender (Second Offense) and posted a $1,000.00 cash or 10% surety bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.

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