(KMOV.com) – News 4 has a learned a sex offender is living near a day care center in Imperial.
Thomas Seastand, 60, lives around 330 feet away from the Primetime Child Care Academy. Seastrand was convicted of sodomy and deviate sexual assault with girls ages 3 and 10.
Seastrand was convicted before Missouri passed a law barring a sex offender from living near a day care center, therefore, he is not breaking the law.
The owner of Primetime Child Care Academy told News 4 she has taken a number of steps to keep the children at the center safe. She said she keeps doors locked and has installed a privacy fence.