Man arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registry


November 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Adams County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest Tuesday morning, of 22-year old Johnathan Edwin Watkins, who last known address was in Kellerton.

Johnathan Edward Watkins

Watkins was taken into custody at around 11:35-a.m. in Corning, on a Felony warrant out of Ringgold County, for Failure to comply with Iowa’s Sex Offender Registry. He was arrested after authorities received information with regard to his location, and that a valid warrant existed for his arrest. Watkins was transported to the Ringgold County Jail. He was originally convicted in July 2010, for enticing away a female 13 years of age or younger.