A Steuben County man, and accused sex offender, has been arrested.

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says 55 year old Jerry Hai­fley of Angola was arrested Wednes­day for fail­ure to reg­is­ter as a sex offender. That’s a class D felony.

Hai­fley was con­victed of sex­ual bat­tery in 2003 and is required to reg­is­ter as a sex offender under Indi­ana law.

Hai­fley had been reg­is­ter­ing as required but recently failed to reg­is­ter. He’s now behind bars in Steuben County until his ini­tial hearing.

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