Ronald Eric McDanel, 51 of Silver Creek, has been jailed for numerous charges including taking drugs into the Floyd County Jail.
Reports said that McDaniel, a convicted sex offender, was wanted by police after repeatedly failing to notify authorities of moving on two different occasions.
Officers finally located McDaniel this week near the intersection of Lyons Drive and Shorter Avenue.
While taking him into custody, officers said that they found a bag of suspected methamphetamine in his right sock.
After arriving at the jail, deputies said that they found marijuana and two glass pipes in his belongings.
McDaniel is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug related objects, crossing the guard line with drugs and two counts failure to register as a sex offender