MANATEE — A 59-year-old sex offender is being held with $50,000 bond after he moved and failed to notify authorities of his new address, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
Ronald Alan Parkhurst was arrested by Bradenton Police Department officers Tuesday.
Parkhurst was listed as absconded, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement sex offender database Wednesday.
He was convicted of lewd and lascivious molestation with a girl under 12 years old on Nov. 26, 2007, in Manatee County. He was also convicted of attempted lewd and lascivious molestation of a girl under 12 years old on July 27, 2001, in Manatee County, according to the court records.