Sex offender arrested for failure to register

300-JOHN-EDWARD-OSGOODHistoric City News was notified that 51-year-old John Edward Osgood, was arrested on third-degree felony charges yesterday afternoon for failure to properly register as a sex offender.

According to a complaint and affidavit signed by Assistant State Attorney Ben Rich, Jr., between August 1, 2013 and October 22, 2013, Osgood had not updated his driver’s license or identification card or provide his address or location information, as required.

Judge Michael Traynor issued a capias for Osgood’s arrest; which was served yesterday by Deputy Sheriff Anthony Harrell at the location where Osgood was found to be living — 1540 Brinkhoff Road, off Wildwood Drive near Treaty Park. Osgood’s registered address was 117 Barbarosa Street in St Augustine Shores.

Osgood remains in custody today in lieu of $25,000 bond.