SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 – written by WADE QUEEN
REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER JOEY NATHAN DICKERSON, 41, GETS INDICTED FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY INVOLVING 2010 SEX CRIME CASE IN MAGOFFIN COUNTY, KY., AND HAS BEEN HIDING ON THE RUN FOR WELL OVER A YEAR, FINALLY CAUGHT IN LAWRENCE COUNTY.
A fugitive registered sex offender who slipped off law enforcement authorities’ radar and had remained elusive for more than a year, was arrested in Lawrence County this past weekend.
Joey Nathan Dickerson, 41, of Louisa, who is also known as Joey Rife, was arrested by deputy Travis Music of the Lawrence County Sheriff Office on Saturday afternoon, September 10. Joey Dickerson reportedly listed his current address as being in Louisa, but that is nearly 100 miles away from the address he last gave police authorities, which was listed as 758 Stockton Road, Wallingford KY., 41093, which is located in Fleming County.
Joey Dickerson was indicted for failing to comply with sex offender registration in June 2021. He has been considered a fugitive since failing to show up for his arraignment more than a year ago.
Joey Dickerson was placed on the state police sex offender registry after pleading guilty to third-degree rape, a Class D felony, which carries a prison sentence range of one to five years, in a case in 2010 in Magoffin County, KY. The victim in that case was 13 years old.
Joey Nathan Dickerson was transported to and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, in Paintsville, KY., where he is currently being held on no bond.