NEW SEX OFFENDER REGISTERS WITH SHERIFF'S OFFICE
William "Joe" Ray
The Sheriff's Office is notifying the public that a new sex offender has registered with the Sheriff's Office after moving here from the State of Texas.
NAME: WILLIAM "JOE" RAY
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/19/1958
HOME ADDRESS: 105 Somer View Drive
Clarkridge, Arkansas 72623
The offender was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault on a Child and Indecency with a Child involving Sexual Contact on 10/21/1998 in Collin County, Texas. He was sentenced to a term of confinement in prison and ordered to register as a sex offender. Available documentation does not provide any additional details of these crimes.
(This offender has not yet been assigned a Risk Level by SOCNA (Sex Offender Community Notification Assessment).
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