14) Sex Offender Information
The Callaway County Sheriff's Office actively investigates issues of non-compliance with the registration requirements. Anyone who has information that an offender on the registry in Callaway County is not compliant, or that an offender on the registry in another county is living in Callaway County, is asked to report the information to Crime Stoppers or directly to the sheriff's office by calling 573-592-2457 or emailing Lt Jeff Harding.
As required by Missouri Revised Statutes Chapter 589.400, the Callaway County Sheriff's Office maintains a list of over 150 convicted offenders residing in Callaway County who are required to register under Section 589.400 RsMo. This list is a public service to the community. The Callaway County Sheriff's Office strives to keep the information on this site accurate. Some offenders have moved and failed to notify local law enforcement as required by law.
Any person to whom sections 589.400 to 589.425 apply shall, within three days of conviction, release from incarceration, or placement upon probation, register with the chief law enforcement official of the county or city not within a county in which such person resides unless such person has already registered in that county for the same offense. Any person to whom sections 589.400 to 589.425 apply if not currently registered in their county of residence shall register with the chief law enforcement official of such county or city not within a county within three days. The chief law enforcement official shall forward a copy of the registration form required by section 589.407 to a city, town, village, or campus law enforcement agency located within the county of the chief law enforcement official, if so requested. Such request may ask the chief law enforcement official to forward copies of all registration forms filed with such official. The chief law enforcement official may forward a copy of such registration form to any city, town, village, or campus law enforcement agency, if so requested.
Registered offenders must provide the following information:
- Name, date of birth and SSN #
- Alias names and alias dates of birth
- Physical Description of offender (i.e. age, sex, race, height, and weight.)
- Addresses: home, work, school, temporary address
- Any photographs: required one per year
- Vehicle: year, make, model, color, license plate, license state of any vehicle owned or operated by the offender
- Nature and dates of offenses
- Release Date
- Photocopy of driver's license or nondriver's identification card
- Document verifying proof of residency
- Photocopy of vehicle registration for each of the offender's vehicles
- Any online identifying information he or she uses. *
- Palm prints and a DNA sample
* Such information shall be made available to the public on the sex offender registry website, but only through specific searches using the online identifier. The information will not be included in the general profile of the offender. (43.650)
For a second conviction of failing to register the offense is a class D felony or a class C felony if the offense was an unclassified felony, a class A or B felony, or a felony involving a child under the age of 14.
For a third conviction of failing to register the offender will serve a term of imprisonment not less than 10 and not more than 30 years. After release following third conviction electronic monitoring based upon a global positioning system or other technology will be used.
- If an offender was required to register semi-annually and is convicted of failing to register they automatically become a 90-day registrant, this change in registration will remain in effect for life. It will not be changed back to semi-annual.