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Sex offender arrested at Eldon pool



Ref: Sex Offender Violation and Arrest


 Press Release

On July 9th, 2018, the Miller County Sheriff's Office completed an investigation on a registered sex offender for failing to properly report change of address to the Sheriff's Office as mandated by federal and state sex offender registry law.


During the course of their investigation, Miller County Deputies located Steven D. Thompson, 54 of Eldon, at the Eldon Aquatics Center where he was arrested for the charge of Failure to Properly Report Change of Address and Living within 1,000 Feet of a School.  Additional charges were sought through the Miller County Prosecuting Attorney's Office for Steven Thompson being at the Aquatics Center, a protected location.


Steven Thompson was convicted in 1994 for Sexual Abuse of a Minor; the victim being a 13-year-old female.  Steven Thompson was charged with three counts:

  1. Sex Offender Reside Within 1,000 feet of a School after Conviction, a Class E Felony
  2. Fail to Register as a Sex Offender, a Class E Felony
  3. Sex Offender Physically Present at Park with Pool, a Class E Felony

Steven Thompson is being held at the Miller County Adult Detention Center in lieu of $50,000 bond.


Sheriff Louie Gregoire

Miller County Sheriff's Office

Steven Thompson