Man arrested for failing to register as a sex offender

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Officers investigating a disturbance find a man who failed to register as a sex offender.

Colorado Springs Police said they came into contact with 25-year-old Zachary Whitehead in the 2000 block of Cooper Avenue Saturday morning.

Whitehead was found to have outstanding warrants out of Michigan for failing to register as a sex offender in that state, however, the state of Michigan warrants did not allow for out of state extradition.

Upon further investigation, police found Whitehead had also been convicted of a crime in Michigan and had been living in Colorado for the past four years and had never registered with the Colorado Springs Police Department as required by law.

Whitehead was arrested and booked on a Class 5 felony for failing to register as a sex offender.

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