Lewistown man faces Megan’s Law violation

LEWISTOWN — John Allison, 33, of Lewistown, allegedly failed to verify his address to police as a registered sex offender.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Allison was convicted July 15, 2010, for sexual abuse of children. He was registered as a sexual offender Oct. 13, 2011.

On Aug. 29, police were reportedly told by different people that Allison was living at another address for months. Allison failed to report to report his change of address.

Allison is facing a felony charge of fail to verify address/be photographed. He is currently being held in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility, unable to post $100,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing scheduled for 11:45 a.m. this morning before Magisterial District Judge Barbara Lyter.