ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On October 25, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Compliance and Awareness Program Unit (CAP) arrested convicted sex offender William E. Armstead, 42, 278 Burleson Road, Sulphur, and charged him with illegal presence of a sex offender after an investigation revealed he was in violation of his probation conditions.

Armstead, who is currently on supervised release through Probation and Parole, is required to wear a GPS ankle device and prohibited from being within 1,000 feet of a school. Detectives were advised Armstead was located on GPS at a family member’s house on 14th Street in Lake Charles, which is less than 1,000 feet of T.H. Watkins Elementary School.

Armstead, who was convicted of sexual battery on a 7 year old in October 2009 in Calcasieu Parish, was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.

His bond is still pending.

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

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