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Steuben County Sheriff's Office
Friday July 21st, 2017 :: 10:41 a.m. CDT


Alleged non-compliant registered sex offender Ted J. Benhower arrested in Steuben County.

On 07/21/2017 just before 10:00 am, alleged non-complaint registered sex offender Ted Joseph Benhower was located and apprehend in the 1800 block of north CR 200 W by the US Marshals Service Northern District of Indiana Great Lakes Taskforce. Benhower was arrested on an active arrest warrant following a Sheriff’s Office investigation into allegations Benhower had failed to comply with Indiana’s Sex or Violent Offender Registry law. Benhower was booked into the Steuben County Jail on two counts of level 6 felony failure to register as a sex or violent offender and one count of level 5 felony failure to register as a sex or violent offender with a previous conviction. Benhower remains held in lieu of a $5,000.00 bond.

**Any criminal charge is merely an accusation. The Defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.**

Steuben County Sheriff's Office
206 E Gale St
Angola, IN 46703

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