Police: Convicted sex offender found camping in woods near Boone elementary school

A 59-year-old convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday by Boone Police for camping out near an elementary school.

On Thursday Boone Police responded to a call for trespassing on the property of Hardin Park Elementary School.

An employee found a campsite between the school and the New Market Shopping Center. Officers headed to the site where they found Randy Dean Cribb, 59.

After an investigation officers found Cribb is a convicted sex offender. He was arrested and charged with a felonious violation of the sex offender registry law by being with 300 feet of a school.

Cribb has been placed under a $15,000 secured bond and he is expected in court November 23, 2015.