Westlake man arrested for failure to register as sex offender - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Westlake man arrested for failure to register as sex offender

Charles Jenkins (Source: CPSO) Charles Jenkins (Source: CPSO)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A man living in Westlake was arrested and charged with failure to register as a sex offender when he moved to Calcasieu Parish several months ago.

According to authorities, 32-year-old Charles Jenkins of Westlake moved from Texas to Calcasieu Parish several months ago. He reportedly did not notify Texas he was moving, nor did he register with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office within three days of moving here - as required by law for all registered sex offenders.

Jenkins was arrested at his place of employment and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. His bond was set at $2,500.

Back in May 2000, Jenkins was convicted in Calcasieu Parish for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. He moved to Texas in 2007.

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