Warrant issued for sex offender for failing to register

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit is actively seeking the whereabouts of 30-year-old Peter Thomas who is wanted for failure to register as a Tier I sex offender in Ascension Parish.

A Tier I Sex Offender is classified as a sexual offense against a victim who is a minor and sex offenders are required to register for a period of 15 years on an annual basis.

Thomas is approximately 5-foot, 6-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Peter Thomas is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

Information is available on our website, www.ascensionsheriff.com that provides a link “Louisiana Sex Offender Search” where citizens can check their neighborhood and sign up to receive e-mail alerts on sex offenders in your area.

Contributed by APSO