LEXINGTON — A registered sex offender has been charged with feloniously failing to change his address.

According to a Davidson County Sheriff's Office news release, detectives initiated an investigation March 1 and discovered that John Surles, Jr., 47, of 107 Broad St., Thomasville, had moved from that address to an unknown location.

On Saturday, Surles was arrested. His bail was set at $25,000 and is scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on May 8.