CPSO Arrests Man for Failure to Register

The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

On December 1st, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Compliance and Awareness Unit (CAP Unit) arrested convicted sex offender John R. Jamison, 64, of DeQuincy, formerly of Washington County, New York, and charged him with failure to register as a sex offender, after receiving information from Louisiana State Police that he may be residing in Calcasieu Parish.

As required by law, when a sex offender moves they must notify the parish/county they are registered in of their plan to move and then must register within three (3) days with the parish/county they have moved to.

He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with failure to register as a sex offender.

Jamison was convicted of 1st degree sexual abuse to a minor less than 11 years of age in Washington County, New York in August 1999.

CPSO Detective Scott Miller is the lead investigator on this case.