Sex Offender Arrested in Linn County after Accident

A sex offender was arrested in Linn County after an Accident.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 35-year-old John M. Thompson of who had been driving on US-36 east of his hometown of Brookfield when his vehicle ran off the road at 4:30 pm Monday.

He has five felony counts of failing to register as a sex offender and was additionally cited for not wearing a seat belt.

Thompson suffered a moderate injury and was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment.

He is listed as being held without bond in the Macon County Jail.