ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On September 7, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Compliance and Awareness Program Unit (CAP) arrested convicted sex offender Ellis N. Bartie, II, 29, Lake Charles, and charged him with failure to register as a sex offender 2nd offense after an investigation revealed he had moved without notifying the proper authorities within three days, as required by law for all registered sex offenders.

While conducting a pat down search for officer safety, detectives discovered Bartie to be in possession of some marijuana, along with two partially burnt handrolled cigars containing marijuana.

Bartie, who was previously convicted of failure to register as a sex offender in Calcasieu Parish in May 2010 after he moved without notifying the proper authorities, was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.

Bartie was convicted of molestation of a juvenile under the age of 12 years old in Calcasieu Parish in October 2001.

Judge David Ritchie set his bond at $150,000.

CPSO Detective Scott Miller is the lead investigator on this case.

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