By Patti Weaver
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A convicted child molester accused of failing to comply with the Sex Offender Registration Act after having at least six encounters with Cushing police between Dec. 13, 2021, and March 3, 2022, all associated with a residence in the 1000 block of W. Moses in Cushing was booked into the Payne County Jail this morning.
Jeremiah Len Meade, 36, who had been sought since July 21 when a warrant was issued for his arrest, was listed as living in Perkins when he was jailed today, records show.
Due to his prior criminal record, Meade could be imprisoned for four years to life if convicted of violating the Sex Offender Registration Act.
Meade had earlier been charged with punching a man in the face and grabbing a woman by the arm in an incident at Moses and Kings Highway in Cushing on Dec. 20, 2021, but he had not been apprehended, court records show.
According to court records and the state Department of Corrections, Meade had been convicted in Lincoln County in 2007 of lewd acts with a child and unauthorized use of a vehicle for which he was given a one-year prison term, but only served about one and one-half months, followed by four years of probation that was later revoked to 18 months in prison of which he served 11 months.