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Undercover sex sting operation leads to 6 Lincoln County offenders in custody

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The Lincoln County’s Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit arrested six sex offenders over the weekend for failing to comply with the Missouri State registration requirements. (Credit: Lincoln County's Sheriff's Office) The Lincoln County’s Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit arrested six sex offenders over the weekend for failing to comply with the Missouri State registration requirements. (Credit: Lincoln County's Sheriff's Office)

The Lincoln County’s Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit arrested six sex offenders over the weekend for failing to comply with the Missouri State registration requirements.

Michael Weathers, 44, was convicted in August 2008 for felony Statutory Rape of a 15-year-old girl. Weathers violated his Halloween restrictions and failed to notify the Sheriff’s Office he moved to Darrell Drive.

Weathers is charged with a second offense for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and is currently being held in the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on a cash $1,500 cash only bond.

Detectives arrested Brian Lee Porter, 39, in Troy who was convicted in Oct. 1997 of Child Molestation of a 3-year-old boy. Police say Porter did not register on his 90-day registration date.

John Joseph Heffner, 42, was convicted in Dec. 1995 for sexually abusing a 2-year-old boy. Heffner failed to register as a sex offender in both Ralls and Scott Counties.

Authorities took Roger Lindhorst, 45, into custody after he failed to register on his 90-day registration date after he was convicted in Jan. 2011 for Statutory Rape and Statutory Sodomy of a 13-year-old girl.

Stacy Lee Johnson, 46, and Rickey Allen Craig, 56, were also arrested for failing to register on their 90-day registration date.

Johnson was convicted in Feb. 1994 for Forcible Rape of a 17-year-old girl. Craig was also convicted in August 1997 for felony Statutory Sodomy of a 12-year-old girl.

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