Livingston County Sheriff arrests sex offender for failing to register

The Livingston County Sheriff reports it has completed an investigation into a case of alleged failing to properly report a change of address as mandated by the federal and state sex offender registry law.

Deputies located and arrested David Lee Kirkpatrick, 58, of Chillicothe staying in an unreported residence which was located within the prohibited 1,000 feet of a school.

Kirkpatrick was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional Jail on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions, an original class D felony of failing to register as a sex offender

Bond was set at $10,000 cash and Sheriff Steve Cox says a potential additional felony charge is pending.

Kirkpatrick was convicted in March 1984 in Ashville, Buncombe County, North Carolina of indecent liberties with a minor victim who was a 7-year-old female.