Sheriff Donnie Smith says there are about 100 sex offenders in Washington County, the vast majority of which have registered. There are are a number of them who aren’t taking the law seriously.
Joseph Bradley Sr., 57, of Columbia, Phillip Bunnell, 49, of Eastport and Harold Stevens, 58, of Indian Township were all arrested for failure to register.
Christopher Harvey, 35, of Baileyville had registered, but is being charged with operating under the influence of drugs.
24-Year-old Joshua Beal, 24, of Deblois is being charged with a violation of probation.
Sheriff Smith says arresting any sex offender in Washington County that doesn’t register will continue to be a priority.