A 28-year-old offender wanted by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office for failing to register has been arrested and booked into jail, the office said in an e-mail Wednesday.
Jonathan M. Cerecero, 28, had been profiled as the Crime Stoppers “Registered Offender of the Week” on Monday, the news release said. Cerecero was arrested in Seward County on Tuesday and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail, where he is being held on a $110,000 bond.
KBI records show that Cerecero is on the state offender registry for a 2003 Stanton County conviction for the felony of attempted indecent liberties with a child. The victim was a 14-year-old girl.
Crime Stoppers, along with the Sheriff’s Office, publicizes an “Offender of the Week” through media. Through Crime Stoppers, the public can leave a tip and be eligible for a cash reward. Citizens can give information anonymously and confidentially through Crime Stoppers, at 316-267-2111 or texting at Crimes (274637) and entering tip217 plus your message or by website at www.wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com.
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People also can give information about wanted persons to the Sheriff’s Office through 911 or by using the “Report a Wanted Person” form, on the Sheriff’s Office website www.sedgwickcounty.org/sheriff under the “How Do I” link.