Man arrested for failing to register as a sex offender
PATTERSON, La. -- A 49-year-old Patterson man was arrested Wednesday by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender.
Johnny Bennett, 49, of Morrison Street in Patterson, was arrested at 4:52 p.m. Wednesday. The detective assigned to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office sex offender registry program located Bennett on the warrant and made contact with him at the sheriff’s office in Morgan City. When Bennett relocated to the Morrison Street address, he failed to meet notification requirements. He was taken to jail and held. No bail has been set.