Nauvoo PD makes sex offender arrest



NAUVOO – The Nauvoo Police Department arrested an Illinois man wanted for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department has posted on social media it was looking for assistance in locating the man earlier this week.

Nauvoo Police Department Chief of Police Mike Boley reported the arrest of Charles W. Hanley, 30, of Nauvoo. on Thursday.

Hanley’s arrest comes as a result of an investigation by the Nauvoo Police Department into a Child Sex Offender, with mandatory lifetime registration, unlawfully residing in Nauvoo.

Hanley is currently charged in Hancock County with one count of violating the Duty to Register as a sex offender, a Class 3 Felony.

Hanley is also charged in Lee County Iowa with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, 2nd or Subsequent Offense.

Hanley is being held in the Hancock County, Illinois Jail awaiting his initial court appearance for the Illinois charges, and also on a $5,000 cash only bond for the Lee County Iowa warrant.

Assisting the Nauvoo Police Department in the investigation was the office of Hancock County State’s Attorney Rachel B. Mast, the Keokuk Iowa Police Department, Lee County Iowa Sheriff’s Office and the State of Missouri Division of Probation and Parole.

Hanley is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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