Sex offender wanted for failing to register captured

DECATUR, Ind. (WANE)  The Adams County Sheriff’s Department has located a convicted sex offender who failed to register with the Indiana Sex and Violent Offender Registry. 

Photo of Jacob Scott Ashburn provided by the Adams County Sheriff's Dept.
Photo of Jacob Scott Ashburn provided by the Adams County Sheriff’s Dept.

Jacob Scott Ashburn, 18, told authorities he would be moving to Allen County following his release from prison according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.  However he had not yet reported to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department or the Adams County Sheriff’s Department, so authorities put out a plea to the public to help find him..

Thursday afternoon the Adams County Sheriff’s Department sent out an email indicating Ashburn had been apprehended in Allen County.

 

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