BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) – The Pender County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a registered sex offender.
According to officials, Jeremiah Lewis, 24, has left his Willard residence as of Dec. 7 and currently is missing.
There is a warrant out for Lewis’ arrest for failing to report his change of address. Officials said he may be out of state.
Lewis, who is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds, was convicted for indecent liberties with a child in 2012 and 2014.
Anyone with information on Lewis’ whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 910-259-1515.