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Charles Clyde Ripple, III

     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Cotter man has Registered as a Sex Offender at the Sheriff’s Office and is now residing in Baxter County.  

NAME:                       CHARLES CLYDE RIPPLE, III 

DATE OF BIRTH:   08/14/1967

HOME ADDRESS:  284 Sunset Dr.
                                    Cotter, Arkansas 72626

     The offender was convicted in January, 2008 in Aurora, Colorado of the crime of Sex Assault – Overcome Victim’s Will.  He was sentenced to two (2) years in the Colorado Department of Corrections and ordered to register as a sex offender.  The victim was a 28 year old female known to the offender.  The offender was also charged with parole violations in April, 2011, February, 2012, and April, 2012.  The offender was released from Colorado DOC on August 12, 2012. 

     This offender has not yet been assigned a Risk Level by SOSRA (Sex Offender Screening and Risk Management). 

     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.                          


     /s/ John F. Montgomery
    Baxter County Sheriff