A wanted sex offender has been arrested, authorities said. Barry A. Deacon, 34, who is accused of sexually assaulting a female relative last fall, was arrested at his former home in the 35600 block of North Greenleaf Avenue in Ingleside on March 2. A tipster alerted the Lake County Sheriff’s Department to the fact that Deacon was back at the home, according to a news release.
Deacon was found inside the home and arrested without incident, police said.
Deacon is accused of sexually assaulting the juvenile while she was visiting some of her relatives on Nov. 10, according to authorities.