Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Derrick O’Meara, who is the Director of the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center, announces the arrest of Steven Johnson, age 39, of Madison County, New York.

Johnson, who is a New York State, Level 1 registered sex offender, was arrested by OCSO Sgt. Melissa Bolton and OCSO Inv. Mark Chrysler on 8/10/23, for failing to meet his obligations as a registered sex offender under the Sex Offender Registry Act(SORA). Under SORA, registered sex offenders are required to notify the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services of any change of address within ten days of their move. Upon the conclusion of the investigation conducted by Sgt. Bolton, it was determined that Johnson had failed to register his change of address from Oneida County to his new address within Madison County within the required time frame.

Johnson was charged with one count of Failure to Register Change of Address, a Class E Felony, under the NYS Corrections Law and issued an appearance ticket made returnable to Whitestown Court at a later date.