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Jeffrey Jones Sex Offender Bust

"Ferris Bueller" principal failed to report residence change

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Jeffrey Jones Sex Offender Bust

JULY 2--Actor/convicted sex offender Jeffrey Jones was arrested yesterday for failing to inform Florida authorities that he had moved from a temporary residence in Sarasota where he was bunking with his mother.

The 57-year-old performer, best known as the snarling principal from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," formally registered as a Sunshine State sex offender last December, months after he pleaded no contest in Los Angeles to a felony charge of paying a 14-year-old boy to pose for explicit photos.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Jones was nabbed Thursday after Sarasota sheriff's deputies learned that he had moved to a new residence without informing law enforcement authorities (who tend to want to know the whereabouts of sex offenders).

Jones, pictured here in a sheriff's arrest card, is facing two new felonies for failing to apprise cops of his new crib. Thanks to our pals at the MJ Morning Show for the heads up re: Jones's bust. (3 pages)