(Mountain Home) – The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Jordan area man has had previously registered as an unassessed Sex Offender at the Sheriff’s Office has now received a risk assessment level from the Sex Offender Screening and Risk Management office. He has been assigned a risk classification of Level 2 (moderate risk to re-offend with public notification justified).
NAME: JOSEPH WILLIAM JONES, JR.
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/19/1989
HOME ADDRESS: 142 Yellow Pine Trail, Jordan, Arkansas 72519
The offender was convicted on 01/19/2012 of Possession of Child Pornography. This offense involved the offender viewing images of 12 to 13 year old females. Public notification is justified due to the age of the victims involved.
This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time. This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public. This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders. Citizen abuse will not be tolerated. Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.