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ACSO: Man arrested for sex offender registration violations

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 11:30amCT, the Adair County Sheriff's Office along with Columbia Police Department received multiple complaints of a male living under the Campbellsville Street bridge. Complaints ranged from erratic behavior to yelling at people on kayaks.

Upon searching the area, Sheriff Brockman located a man underneath the bridge. The man had a machete in his hand and was ordered to drop it. He was then ordered out from under the bridge, and taken into custody.

Jessi Cross, 45, of Adair County, was arrested by Sheriff Brockman on felony charges of failure to comply with KY Sex Offender Registration 2nd offense and violation of offender registry by living within a 1,000 ft of a school. He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

The Adair County Sheriff's Office is continuing investigation.

Sheriff Brockman was assisted on scene by Chief JR Murphy of the Columbia Police Department, along with additional Deputies and CPD officers.

This story was posted on 2022-05-11 15:14:13
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