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Non-Compliant Registered Sex Offender Taken Into Custody in Steuben County


STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Friday morning, just after 10:30 a.m., 35-year-old Lawrence Troup, of Ashley, was taken into custody by Steuben County Sheriff’s detectives for failing to register as a sex or violent offender.

Troup was located in the 200 block of west Garfield Street on Ashley’s north side.

An arrest warrant had been issued by the Steuben County Circuit Court on February 19th charging Troup with one count of failure to register as a sex or violent offender, a level 6 felony.

The arrest warrant came after an investigation that revealed that Troup was not living at his registered address in rural Steuben County and failed to report required information within the lawful amount of time.

Troup remains held on the Steuben County Jail in lieu of a $3,000.00 bond.

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