On Thursday, April 5, 2018, Harrisburg Police conducted a Warrant Sweep for individuals with outstanding warrants.
One of the individuals was Lonnie Joe Clark, who had an outstanding warrant for two counts each of Indecent Assault – Person Less than 13 Years of Age, Corruption of Minors – Defendant Age 18 or Above, and Unlawful Contact With Minor – Sexual Offenses. The warrant had been issued on March 29, 2018, regarding an incident that had occurred in 2017.
On December 21, 2017, Lonnie Joe Clark inappropriately touched two female juveniles in his truck. The girls told their mother, who then immediately reported the incident to Harrisburg Police. Clark was already a registered Tier 3 Sex Offender for previous convictions of rape, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, and indecent assault.
With the assistance of the Highspire Police Department, on April 5, 2018, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Lonnie Joe Clark was taken into custody from his residence without incident. He was subsequently transported to the County Booking Center for processing.