Sedalia Police arrested a registered sex offender on January 18 after finding him sleeping in a vehicle at Katy Park.

According to Sedalia Police, an officer on routine patrol conducted a vehicle check at the park and discovered a man sleeping in the driver's seat. It was determined that the man, 51-year-old William Paul Carter, was a registered sex offender who was restricted from being within 500 feet of a public park. Online court records show Carter was sentenced in 2010 for promoting child pornography in Platte County.

Carter was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail.

William Paul Carter
Pettis County Jail

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