Charges dropped against youth football coach who was accused of violating Sex Offender Registry Act

Charges were dismissed against a Memphis Youth football coach. He was wrongfully accused of violating the state’s sexual offender registration laws.

Police had arrested and charged Mykal Madision with Sexual Offender Registration and tracking on Wednesday.

It happened after a parent of one of Madison’s players said he was a registered sex offender.

Madison is currently listed on the Texas sex offender registry

One day after he was arrested, the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office said to FOX13 it dismissed the charges – after learning he no longer is required to register.

According to a spokesperson with the district attorney’s office, Madison was a juvenile sex offender in Texas but he came off that registry five years ago

Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.

Trending stories:

A previous version of this story indicated Mykal Madison was coaching a "little league football" team. Madison has no connection to Little League Baseball, Inc., which is the owner of the registered trademark "Little League." The reference has been removed.