posted on May 06, 2011 11:32
A level three sex offender, reported to be living in Batavia, has been arrested for allegedly sending indecent text messages to a minor.
37-year-old Marlek Holmes, who reported that he lived at 103 West Main St. Building 10, has been jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Batavia Police say the alleged incident involving the minor dates back to February 19, 2011.
Since then, police said, they have learned that Holmes was not living at his reported address.
Holmes is a level three sex offender and state law requires that he notify police of a change in address within 10 days of the move.
Holmes was arraigned in City Court. His next court appearance is scheduled for May 11. LeRoy Police assisted in the investigation.
PHOTO: Courtesy Batavia Police Department