A registered sex offender has been re-arrested for allegedly soliciting a juvenile for sex. Daniel Penny, age 47, was apprehended outside a motel room on South Church Street. Evidently, the juvenile victim locked Penny out of the hotel room because after being placed in fear of the sex offender’s actions.
Penny is on the Sex Offender Registry for a crime he committed in 1988. He was charged with in Missouri with sexual abuse in the first degree. Penny currently lives in Murfreesboro and told police that he stays at the Regal Inn two days out of the week.
Penny was charged with violating the sex offender registry and solicitation of a minor.