LaPorte Police Seeking Wanted Sex Offender

James Adams
James Adams

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department is on the lookout for a wanted sex offender.

James W. Adams, 31, is wanted on a charge of Failure to Register, a Class D felony. Adams was convicted in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin of third degree Sexual Assault of a Child in 2001. He was identified as an Offender Against Children with lifetime requirement to register with law enforcement.

Adams first registered in LaPorte County in 2009 and in October 2013 he told the sheriff’s office he was homeless. Since October of 2013 he had been registering as homeless every seven days as required but he last registered in mid-February but has not been seen or heard of since. He was last seen in the Michigan City area.

Adams is an African American, 5’11” and weighs 150 pounds. He has a tattoo of a panther on his upper right arm and has “Mama’s Boy” tattooed on his lower right forearm. If you know of Adams’ whereabouts, call your local law enforcement.