SEX OFFENDER ARRAIGNED
William Morgan, a 39 year old paroled homeless sex offender who was being housed by Suffolk County at the Brook Motel on Sunrise Highway, was arrested October 22 for groping a 14 year old girl two weeks ago in North Babylon while she was walking to school. Morgan, a registered level 3 sex offender, was arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of forcibly touching the girl. Although bail was set at $1,000, he will be held in Suffolk County jail until he has a hearing for allegedly violating his parole, at which time he could be sentenced to prison. Morgan was convicted of raping and sexually abusing a 14 year old girl in 1991. He served 11 1/2 years of an 18 year sentence and was put on parole until 2009.