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Missing Sex Offender Apprehended

Missing Sex Offender Apprehended

CHEROKEE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have apprehended a 42-year-old man who failed to return to an Iowa sex offender treatment program.

The Iowa Department of Human Services announced Friday that U.S. marshals apprehended Cory West on Thursday night at a Tulsa, Oklahoma, motel.

Police had been searching for West since Sunday after he didn’t return from his job to the Civil Commitment Unit for Sex Offender in Cherokee, Iowa.

West will remain in custody in Oklahoma pending extradition to Iowa.

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