Chico sex offender arrested on charges of contacting minor

A Chico man registered as a sex offender was arrested on charges of contacting a minor.

Posted: Apr 4, 2019 4:43 PM
Updated: Apr 4, 2019 5:00 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A Chico man registered as a sex offender was arrested on charges of contacting a minor. 

Deputies with the Butte County Sheriff's Office posed as a 13-year-old girl and began communicating with Ryan McClure, 25, through social media accounts. 

McClure sent sexually suggestive comments and was attempting to meet who he thought was a 13-year-old girl. 

He is currently on parole for similar charges and is registered as a sex offender. Deputies were able to track his GPS monitor take him into custody. 

McClure was arrested on charges of contact a minor to commit a felony and sending harmful matter to seduce a minor. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Butte County Sheriff's Office at (530) 538-7671. 

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