Sex offender nabbed for failure to register in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was charged with failure to register as a sex offender for staying in a Woodstock area motel.

Stephan D. Dolan, 47, 3308 W. Elm #24, McHenry, was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with the Class 2 felony. He was last registered as a sex offender in McHenry, according to a release from the Woodstock Police Department.

Woodstock police got word from the McHenry Police Department that Dolan might be residing at the Super 8 Motel, 1220 Davis Road, Woodstock.

Woodstock police found Dolan had been checked in as a guest at the hotel for eight days. He was arrested at about 2 p.m. Monday, according to the release.

Dolan was taken to the McHenry County Jail, where he remains in custody.

Those required to register as a sex offender must do so with the sheriff or chief of police of the jurisdiction they're residing within three days of taking residence, the release said.

–Shawn Shinneman